Nevertheless the included headphones are average compared with what you’ll find with other MP3 players. Firmware Updates Available Here. In the last few years, the music industry has been dramatically changed. Although it sounds like we are complaining an awful lot, the fact is we can live with all of these minor quibbles given the Archos Jukebox ‘s flexibility and bargain price. No audible amplifier hiss was evident even at high volumes, although quiet clicking could be heard between tracks.

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As an MP3 player, the sound quality is good with ample volume. The total time for this was around 1.

VHJ — The Archos Jukebox

And at 12 oz. It weighs g.

When the unit came back up, we unhappily discovered that the entire drive contents were lost. It also sounded much better than with the included pair of headphones which were tinny and had a pronounced lack of bass.

Join our daily or weekly newsletters, subscribe to a specific section or archps News alerts. Some confusion exists regarding the speed of the Recorder’s USB port.

Comes with a USB interface. We noticed no problems when placing the player in its carrier right side up. Archos, a French company known for its tiny, portable USB and Firewire drives, has a product competing with the Juebox called the Jukebox The later version came with 15 or 20gb sized hard drives.

Unfortunately, the Archos Jukebox still has serious bugs and some of these problems cannot be corrected with firmware updates. In a time of dubious marketing claims, it is refreshing to see a product actually exceed a vendor’s marketing statements.

Archos Jukebox series

The “lineout” jack worked well with a set of Altec Lansing powered speakers. NiCd’s also contain a highly toxic heavy metal, Cadmium, and can be environmentally harmful juoebox disposed of properly recycled not discarded. Although it sounds like we are complaining an awful lot, the fact is we can live with all of these minor quibbles given the Archos Jukebox ‘s flexibility and bargain price. Upset fat iOS gobbles up so much storage?

This would prohibit use of headphones not having a right-angled minijack. Under high current demands, the voltage delivered by alkaline batteries will drop substantially while internal resistance increases rapidly.

Here are the technical specifications taken directly form the Archos site: The openness of the standard eventually led to Tomislav Uzelac’s creation of the first MP3 player in While transfer rates are similar, Firewire, increasingly called “,” is a peer-to-peer standard that can potentially allow a a hard drive to be connected directly to a camera, digital video camera, satellite decoder or stereo.

This device arcgos released Saturday, December 9, and discontinued as of Friday, May 16, One version for PC and Mac. Nevertheless 600 included headphones are average compared with what you’ll find with other MP3 players. Thousands of customer files snatched by crims Russian computer failure on ISS is nothing to worry about — they’re just going to turn it off and on again Mything the point: Archos already sells portable Firewire drives, so this should not be much of a stretch for them.

Beside chemical considerations, there is a persuasive reason that NiMH are delivered at lower voltages than their alkaline equivalents. Verity Archoz Bill Gates joined on stage by jar of poop as he confesses deep love for talking about toilets Stairway to edam: Digital audio players Portable media players Jukebox-style media players. The price is certainly right. Disconnecting the adapter qrchos the hum, but as days passed we could easily hear a loud, similar hum coming from the unit itself when the power was connected.

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Sometimes seemingly worthless NiCd’s can be rejuvenated if they are subjected to a very deep discharge and then recharged overnight. The Archos Jukebox was one of Archos’ very first players. These unbranded batteries appear to be high quality, high capacity 1.