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Subject: Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 19:17:21 +0100

LOL you reckon if enough of us say it, he will take the hint? LOL

>>Hi Glenn. You're right, my computer mic definitely doesn't work on the
>>archos unit. However, I purchased a mic along with this unit, it's a
>>lapelle mic that perports to be an archos mic that, according to archos,
>>*should* work with it. I've tried it both with and without the pre-amp
>>and nothing works.
>You definitely need the preamp for the archos! The preamp which is the
>small box included with the mic needs one battery and has a volume
>control, so try a fresh battery and adjust the volume. You also have a
>volume control for the input on your archos, perhaps you need to turn this
>one up as well.
>If you try recording something, you should get files on your hard disk
>even if the mic doesn't work! So if you can't find any recorded files,
>then you're doing something wrong which hasn't got anything to do with
>your external setup.
>Have you managed to record something from the internal mic? Perhaps you
>should try this one first. Check all your settings and make sure to start
>recording with an extra press on the play button. After stopping
>recording, you should be able to hear the hard disk writing the files,
>don't shut the jukebox off immediately, wait a few seconds or use the
>shutdown feature.
>HTH, Andreas

Received on 2005-05-21

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