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by soapboxderby
Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Archos 7 Home Tablet
Topic: Need help, wont turn on,
Replies: 1
Views: 1005

Need help, wont turn on,

I was in the middle of transfering files to the archos 7, 8 gb, was transfering them to my 16gb SD card in the archos. The file transfer frooze annd the unit went dark screen. I have tried reset button, holding down for 30 seconds, nothing tried sliding and hoolding power on button for 30 seconds. t...
by soapboxderby
Thu Mar 05, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: GPS, arhcos 605, seeking comments and info
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: GPS, arhcos 605, seeking comments and info

Follow up , comments and review. got the GPS adapter and issues as follows. 1st the cd would not instal. Was on phone with tech suppport, they wanted me to try another computer. I would not get the next option to move on after the initial disk ran. The tech guy then had me go to a fttp site, and tha...
by soapboxderby
Wed Mar 04, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: GPS, arhcos 605, seeking comments and info
Replies: 5
Views: 533

GPS, arhcos 605, seeking comments and info

I did a search first, Was not able to really find what I was looking for. I am getting the Gps adapter for the 605. Also looked at archos site. It does not really seem to be a bunch of info on the software being used and if there is updates. At one time I had bought a E trexx gps and it did nto real...
by soapboxderby
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:23 am
Forum: Buy - Sell Archos Devices Marketplace
Topic: Archos 605 wifi 4 gb & helmet cam, possible trade.
Replies: 0
Views: 679

Archos 605 wifi 4 gb & helmet cam, possible trade.

I bought mine about 4 months ago. I have used it less than 10 times. Latest firmware. looks like brand new, works great, and Helmet cam also bought about the same time new. Have boxes and instructions. Have the web plugin. I am interested in a used working laptop. need not have the rechargeable batt...
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: Open Development
Topic: Archos 5 series / Camcorder Mod(hack)
Replies: 24
Views: 9646

Re: Archos 5 series / Camcorder Mod(hack)

quevernick, Had you thought about just changing the lens ? I noticed they are selling a auto iris for helmet cam, If i had the $$$, i would get it and try it. this would / should take care of what you mentioned. But you are right about one thing, a real pain in connect / disconnect the archos with t...
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: how come we do not have a download section !
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Re: how come we do not have a download section !

roy,

I believe there our legit movie sites, that could atleast be linked or posted. Esp if they cater to the archos unit.
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:45 am
Forum: Open Development
Topic: Plugin alternatives
Replies: 6
Views: 2996

Re: Plugin alternatives

i bet the thing would then lock up and freeze, thats alot of os to that arms chip.

you would loose speed and processor big time.

they use ubuntu in there now
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: how come we do not have a download section !
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

how come we do not have a download section !

We need a movie shareware download section
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:42 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Error 104 troubles? Please HALPMEHS!
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: Error 104 troubles? Please HALPMEHS!

time to send it in for rma, sad to say. shes toast.
by soapboxderby
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Movies on TV are shifted to the right
Replies: 15
Views: 936

Re: Movies on TV are shifted to the right

Raze
try getting intouch with archos support and see if they can offer anything, perhaps they can help
by soapboxderby
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Movies on TV are shifted to the right
Replies: 15
Views: 936

Re: Movies on TV are shifted to the right

I would like to jump in here a little. I use to do vhs to dvd conversion in 1999/2000. with my computer and a ads system conversion device called ads 2.0. back then they cost about $250 and $500 for my dvd burner. this popped up then in that, this is apple to oranges. but this issue is a software is...
by soapboxderby
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Archos Wont turn on
Replies: 7
Views: 2066

Re: Archos Wont turn on

keep in mind, that usually, when it is plugged in and charging after 10 to 20 minutes, you should be able to see the computer fund the hard drive and so forth or the screen to come on with the option of charge only or usb / hd. if this did not come up or on at all, then you might have a lcd issue or...
by soapboxderby
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Battery dies while not being used?
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Battery dies while not being used?

I have ran into this also. there our a few things, i feel are taking place. Depending on the model, and firmware. It has issue of going into standby mode and not shutdown mode. making sure you hold the power button, until it says shutting down. 2- keep in mind, that a battery typically drains 1 to 2...
by soapboxderby
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Archos Wont Charge!!
Replies: 11
Views: 988

Re: Archos Wont Charge!!

How old is the unit ? What i also mean is that these units, the serial number on the back, the first few numbers will determine how old the unit is. this is something to keep in mind. As many of these units were made in Set 07 and naturally the battery will have a short life, by the time you buy it ...
by soapboxderby
Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:16 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Error 104 troubles? Please HALPMEHS!
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: Error 104 troubles? Please HALPMEHS!

what unit model ? 4 gb ? 30 gb ?

was the sd card installed ? remove and try without.

if still getting error, then a rma or return to store is what i recommend.

sbd
by soapboxderby
Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Wireless range ?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Wireless range ?

I wish someone woulc do a hack where you can add a anntenna to the darn thing to boost range.

or atleast a signal booster or something.
by soapboxderby
Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Best Method to Shrink Videos to Fit the 605 wifi?
Replies: 49
Views: 8486

Re: Best Method to Shrink Videos to Fit the 605 wifi?

bad news about dvd43 though, not on vista. even worse be like me 64 bit vista, my vinyl cutter / plotter, no work, have to wait until jan 09 for the company to do a driver.

Same goes for allot of printers.
by soapboxderby
Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:13 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: Wireless range ?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Wireless range ?

I feel it's poor also, I seem to not get mine to work over 20-25 feet.

thats pretty darn limited. but I heard some say 50-80 feet.
by soapboxderby
Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:10 am
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: new 605 do i update firmaware?
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: new 605 do i update firmaware?

Can help with a reply to the 1st question but not the second one.

register it, and its up to you to update firmware, you do not have 2. but I recommend it. its solves previous issues. noted in the update firmware,. you can click and view previous fixes.

sporty
by soapboxderby
Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: 605 WiFi
Topic: 605 firmware bugs
Replies: 210
Views: 115275

Re: 605 firmware bugs

still need firmware info and if you checked all the wifi settings in the unit ? what were they set at ? my guess the update might have taken wrong or need re-done, the settings might have got recent, you try a pin reset ? with out us having this info, we can not help you. let us know more info or le...

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