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Subject: Re: jumping in with both feet - Rockbox and the IAudio X5

Re: jumping in with both feet - Rockbox and the IAudio X5

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 16:26:13 +0200

Amy wrote:
> written last Thursday on another list I am on. No one knew how to help me.
> (eddy is a sighted friend who is here and able to help.)
> 1. Take the x5_fw.bin file and put it in the firmware directory of the
> player, and disconnect the USB connection. I would recommend saving it to
> your C
> drive, then copying it to the clipboard, and pasting it into the firmware
> folder.
> 2. Plug inthe charger for about five seconds. Wait for the drive to spin,
> then give it a few more seconds before unplugging it. All in all, the
> charger
> should be plugged in for about 7 seconds.

This instruction is not complete. It doesn't mention that you must power
off the player before you plug in the charger.

The correct instruction would be:

1. Copy x5_fw.bin to E:\FIRMWARE

2. Unplug USB and power off the player

3. Plug in the charger and wait at least 7 seconds

Good luck!

Received on 2007-05-01

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