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Subject: Re: new rb install on clip zip

Re: new rb install on clip zip

From: Steph <>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:36:47 +0200

On 8 avril 2014 23:51:57 HAEC, David Mehler <> wrote:
>Hello again list,
>Ok, first of all, thanks for all the help on my mislabeled player, I
>think it's dead.
>Secondly, I have a new sandisk clip zip, and this one is a clip zip,
>colored screen model.
>I just got it and did a rockbox install on it. Now when it was in the
>original firmware it worked fine, in rb, the install went fine, no
>errors, but it's unstable. I installed the 3.13 release of rockbox on
>the player.
>Issues I'm having include just in the last five minutes, a freeze
>needing a 30 second+ press of power to get it to shut down, and now
>the player comes up, but won't be recognized under windows 7, keep
>getting the malfunctioning USB device error.
>Help appreciated, I'd hate to think I have a lemon.

I have a clip zip running fine with rb 3.13 since it was released. I guess something is wrong in your settings.
As with many players the only two things which may terminate its life are the battery life and the headphone socket. You cannot do anything about the battery. You can plug a remote cable permanently in the socket and fimly attach it so that it is the cable socket which will get looser and looser not the player's (I put a picture of this somewhere on the forum).
Oh there's a 3rd thing : I burned a clip+ using a faulty car charger. The poor thing melted but luckily the microSD survived.
About the microSD : I currently use sdhc 32Gb and xc 16 Gb. Maybe bigger cards would work but I haven't tried or read about it.
Envoyé de mon aPhone

Received on 2014-04-09

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