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Subject: Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

From: Chris Skarstad <>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 14:21:25 -0500

lol remember I'm very new to this, so give me a break ok?
I've never delt with anything like this before so i'm just learning the
basics of navigating the menus. All I know is, something doesn't work and
my goal is to get it to work. I do apreciate the help though. For now it
appears to be something wrong with the pre-amp, or the battery inside of it
so I'm gonna have to find a new one and see if I can get it working.

At 01:17 PM 5/21/2005, you wrote:
>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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