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Burnt out recharger, circuits blown

Hello, I doubt whether you can help, but I noticed your site when I was googling for information about Gmini XS200. My recharger unit burnt out one day and the MP3 player doesn't work, so I think it damaged the circuitry. Actually, it could have caused a fire, when I found it the charger was giving off black smoke. I bought another MP3 player which isn't as good as the Gmini and just left it. Wondered if I can do anything now?

I'll probably write to the manufacturers, see what they say


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SOURCE: My Archos Gmini XS200 does not fully charge any

ebay have ads for replacements.

remove the back cover by taking out the 4 screws , fold out the hard drive unit and you will see the battery under it.

unsolder the two wires - positive and negative- ( red and black )
solder on the new battery wires in the correct place and re assemble unit .

Posted on Dec 27, 2010


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