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Subject: Re: Changing the batteries on my Archos

Re: Changing the batteries on my Archos

From: Grant Hardy <>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 17:36:08 -0800

Ok, look...I still can't find what you're telling me to search for...
With my Jukebox V1 in front of me, I move my finger from the internal
microphone hole along the top to the left and land on the rubber
bumper. Keeping a finger there, I find the other bumper at the bottom
of the unit. Is it the plastic piece between these bumpers that you
lift up? Same on the other side? And which "hole" are you talking
about? I see about a xillion holes on the side...

On 3/13/06, Manuel Dejonghe <> wrote:
> On 3/13/06, Grant Hardy <> wrote:
> > Are the battery covers those cylinder shaped things? And I just need
> > something pointy to pry them loose?f
> Correct. Just to be sure: The plastic parts between the upper and
> lower rubber bumbers.
> There is a hole at the half of their length where you insert something
> pointy like a screwdriver or a toothpick (long fingernails will work
> as well). This will "unlock" them as they are kind of latched under
> the middle platic cover part (the one that holds the buttons and
> display).
> As soon as they are loose, you can pry them of, just lift them.
> From what I know, it's not easy to do it in the wrong way. A toothpick
> may be of best choice, so if you do something wrong, you won't make
> any short-circuits nor dents nor scratches. Furthermore, the
> toothpicks will bruise before something else IF you do something
> wrong. The force needed if far lower than what a toothpick can take.
> ~lImbus
Received on 2006-03-14

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