Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos driver for XP
Re: Archos driver for XP
From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 15:38:21 +0100
Was just wondering if to change the chip (not the software) will make the
archos an usb2.0 unit!
Sorry, for asking.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 2:44 PM
Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP
> First off, you're typing in caps dude. Secondly it is "eye ess DEE"
> (that's the FOURTH letter of the alphabet - please slap your screen reader
> for me ;) ) and lastly, the ISD200 is a USB1 chip, the 300 is a USB2 chip
> ...changing the software/driver you install for windows will not magically
> replace the silicon chip hidden inside your archos.
> (does the "magically" sound patronising, or just highlight my slightly
> warped sense of humour?)
> At 12:06 07/01/2006, you wrote:
>>ok! jUST WONDERED, THEN: iF i CHANGED THE IS300 TO AN ISB300, WOULD MY
>>ARCHOS RUN AS AN usb2.0 UNIT, WITH THE INCREASED SPEED OF THAT USB? oR IS
>>THERE MORE TO THE MATTER?
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Jens Arnold" <arnold-j_at_t-online.de>
>>Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 1:15 AM
>>Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP
>>>On 06.01.2006, Bluechip wrote:
>>>>The chip inside the Archos ->Recorders<- is an "isd 300" ...if
>>>>you cannot find a certified driver for the Archos, find one
>>>>for that chip :)
>>>The ISD300 is the chip in the USB2.0 versions of the recorder,
>>>and is USB MSD compatible, that means it doesn't require special
>>>drivers for WinXP.
>>>The chip in the USB1.1 versions of the recorder and in the
>>>player models is the ISD200, which is not 100% USB MSD
>>>compatible, and hence requires special drivers.
>>>>>I just tried to connect my archos jbrecorder to a computer
>>>>>running Windows XP. XP gave me the message that the unit
>>>>>could not be installed. That is, XP didn't recognize the unit
>>>>>on its own. So, I inserted the driver CD that came with the
>>>>>unit. Upon running the setup, I am told that the driver
>>>>>hasn't passed the xp test. Not an unfamiliar scenario for
>>>>>most xp users, I know. But does anyone out there know, if
>>>>>there is available an xp driver for the archos? And, in case,
>>>>>where to find it?
>>>Afaik, all driver versions supplied by archos aren't certified,
>>>so you'll get that warning when installing them. They can also
>>>be downloaded from the archos site. From experience I can say
>>>that not all versions work equally well, some have problems.
>>>I finally found a version that seems to work well on most XP
>>>installations, it is the 04062004 version.
Received on 2006-01-07