Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: IRiver - No wall charging. Help!!!
Re: IRiver - No wall charging. Help!!!
From: Chintalagiri Shashank <shashank.chintalagiri_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:09:34 +0530
Holding rec as i plugged it in didnt help. It went to the charging
screnn, then truned off in a second, went back into the charging
screen, and so on as long as I had had rec rec pressed. I'll try once
again with the new battery which should have some charge left in it...
Is there anyway to turn off the backlight on the iriver firmware while
its charging... ?
On 10/23/06, victor rajewski <askvictor_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Also, if i remember correctly, and although i only tried once, the
> > irives' proprietary firmware isnt very good when it comes to USB
> > charging as well. THe screen goes on to say its charging but the
> > battery rarely gets charged in a reasonable amount of time. Has anyone
> > else felt this problem as well?
> The original firmware charges fine off USB, but takes a long time to fully
> charge. Apparently is isn't the best thing for the battery, but I don't know
> the physics/chemistry behind that - it's apparently to do with USB onlt
> providing a low charging current. But it will work. I travelled around
> Europe for three weeks without a charger, plugging in at the occasional
> internet cafe while I was browsing, and got through OK.
> > Does anyone have any advice as to how I can get my player to charge from
> USB.. ?
> If there is enough charge to start it up, hold 'REC' as you plug the USB
> cable in - this will boot the original firmware and start charging.
-- ________________________________ Chintalagiri Shashank Sophomore Undergraduate Departent of Physics IIT Kanpur chintal_at_iitk.ac.in shashank.chintalagiri_at_gmail.com www.devilsadvocate-chs.blogspot.com ________________________________ I don't believe in If anymore If is for children Building Daydreams -Roger WhitakerReceived on 2006-10-23