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Subject: Re: Jukebox Recorder V2 or Recorder V1?

Re: Jukebox Recorder V2 or Recorder V1?

From: Neon John <>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 18:02:13 -0500

On Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:41:26 +0100, <> wrote:

>I have a question. I've just got an Archos Jukebox Recorder V2 it's brand
>new. So because I've got already an Archos Jukebox Recorder V1, but I
>bought it already used, I am thinkink of selling the new Recorder V2, but I
>can't decide. I am not sure about it.

Put some lipstick on that pig and sell it!!!!

>So my question is: Do you think a Jukebox Recorder V2 is a good Player?


>it better than the Jukebox Recorder 1?

No, vastly inferior.

>I might keep it, if it is really
>better then the V1. I've read that the Recorder V2 is one of the latest
>model of Archos Jukebox Recorders. What is the advantage of an Recorder V2?

None. The V2 is a piece o sh*t! Fragile, unreliable, batteries prone
to swell and break the thing apart, non-field-replaceable batteries
(tools required), jacks come out the sides which impairs pocket carry,
easily broken buttons. I could probably think of a few more.

A couple of years ago I caused 5 of my friends to buy V2s because they
were available at Best Buy. All 6 failed within a month or two. I
went through 3 on warranty replacement before I gave up. My last one
had the infamous battery swelling failure. The battery just kinda
exploded the player as it slowly swelled.

Only thing I can figure about the V2 is that some product manager was
REALLY stoned when he replaced the V1.

John De Armond
See my website for my current email address
Cleveland, Occupied TN
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Received on 2006-02-15

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