I am guessing that you bought this off eBay from the guy that talked about doing the mod on these forums? If so then you need to talk to the seller as you won't be able to RMA it with a moded disk drive - maybe he sold it because the micro USB port was broken?
Hello, no I did not sell it because it was broken. The unit was perfectly working with no issues whatsoever. One lesson ones should learn is to always describe the used selling item in its condition. Ebay or Paypal protection will bite you back anyway.
Ian talked to me and I offered him to return it back for a full refund. I've been on this board for a relatively long time and been Archos fan since year 2000 in the old times of jukebox 20.
I can confirm this - the unit was not broken when it arrived. The battery had lost its charge in transit (understandable, as it was shipped from the USA to the UK) but I don't think there were any problems with the hardware, and bhmm offered me a full refund if I didn't want to keep it.
I have no complaints at all.