Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Now I'm SERIOUSLY alarmed about my Archos!!
Re: Now I'm SERIOUSLY alarmed about my Archos!!
From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 23:08:49 +0000
At 21:48 23/02/2006, you wrote:
>Play taps for your drive. That's the head servo trying to find the
>track. A death rattle for your drive. Salvage what data you can and
>order a new drive pronto.
>There's still life in that old drive, however. It will make a good
>speaker! I ran across a website the other day where the guy had made
>some 3-way speakers using a 2.5", a 3.5" and a 5" drive hooked to a
>conventional crossover network. Hook the wires directly to the head
>servo coil. No idea of the THD :-)
>On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 22:22:27 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
> >Ok...starting a few days ago, whenever I put my Archos into my pocket
> >or indeed bumped it in any way, the Archos would emit this little
> >squeak which sounded like it was coming through the headphones. But
> >just today, no headphones plugged in either, I started playing a song
> >and slipped the Archos into my pocket (ok, more like dropped it into
> >my pocket) and heard this HORRIBLE squealing sound which lasted until
> >the disk span down!! WHAT is up??
>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 2006-02-24