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Subject: Re: JBS 20 charging with prior de-charge?
From: Brian Wolven (
Date: 2003-09-26

Maximilian Laurenz wrote:
> I'm confused, because I thought this is just a feature of the other
> models, but it looks like that when I charge my JBS20, it first
> totally de-charges the batteries before it starts charging. This is
> not useful when someone wants to charge before the batteries are
> totally empty, e.g. at 30%, isn't it? And a full charge cycle with
> 2.1A batteries takes its time... :-/

It sounds as if you have the "Deep discharge" option enabled; you need to
turn that off (and perhaps turn on the trickle charge option) in your
F1/settings menu. I don't know the exact entry to change ATM as I can't
bring my recorder in to work (security issues). =(

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