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Subject: Re: Recorder V2 troubleshooting help needed

Re: Recorder V2 troubleshooting help needed

From: Bluechip <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 18:09:05 +0100

I'd start by checking the battery connections.
There are pages about it in the wiki.
It is a common fault for both the V1 and V2 units.


At 16:48 26/06/2006, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>Longtime lurker - using Rockbox since version 2.2.
>My V2 (running an April 20 daily build) took a fall the other day
>and now when I press "On," the green LED comes on, the display LED
>backlight comes on, but there's no Rockbox. No text in the display,
>no red drive light, and if I release the "On" key, it shuts down.
>There are drive sounds - I can hear it spin up, but that's it.
>Connecting a USB cable has the same result.
>Not sure where to start troubleshooting. Does this sound like a
>drive problem or electronics? Should I unsolder the drive and test
>it in my PC or is it dead electronics? Fry's has a Toshiba 60MB and
>a Fujitsu 100MB (both 8mb/5400 RPM drives) in their weekend ad, if
>this is a drive problem - and advice for or against either of those?
>Can anyone provide logical troubleshooting advise, or point me to a
>thread in the archives? I'm willing to spend a little time and
>money, but this may be the time to upgrade.
Received on 2006-06-26

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