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Subject: RE: Battery charging with a power supply unit

RE: Battery charging with a power supply unit

From: Hussein Patwa <rockbox_at_patwanet.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 00:12:52 +0100

 
> Helo listers,
>
> i want to charge the battery of my Ipod video with a power suply unit,
> but it doesn't work. The battery level for example is at 50 %, I Try to
> charge and after ten hours it is still 50 %. I only could charge the
> battery with the USB cable with my PC. What have I to do to Charge the
> battery with the power supply unit? Any tips?
>
> best regards,
>
> Thorsten

Hi,

What version of Rockbox are you using? I'm using a build from 30-06-2009
(R21158) and it works fine. I have tried both with the PowerMonkey portable
battery charger and with the AC mains plug that ships with the PowerMonkey
connected to the iPod connector. Whilst charging the battery level shown on
the display does not change, but as soon as the power supply is disconnected
the level is updated to correctly reflect the new charged level.

I think older builds (going back a few months or more) had issues with AC
charging. I'd suggest you try a new build, or a daily one. You can back up
your current configuration to revert to it if you're not happy with the
update.

Best,

H.
 

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