Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: FMR Flat battery
Re: FMR Flat battery
From: Neon John <johngd_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 18:33:21 -0500
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 22:32:58 -0000, "Mark Bright"
>I know this, or something very similar, has been discussed before but I
>couldn't locate the message I half remember as a solution.
>My (Flashed) FMR has just completely flattened it's battery. I thought
>it was on charge - the charging screen (Plug in the charger whilst
>switched off) was showing, and claimed 7%. After 1 hour I checked it,
>and it was 6%!, but the batter icon (Top left) was showing about 3/4
>I left it another hour, and it switched itself off. I now cannot switch
>it back on.
>Usual story you have all heard many times before : Green led flicker
>briefly, and switches back off. Plugging in the mains adaptor just
>results in a loop
Yup. Hope you have an extended warranty, for your charging circuit is kaput.
I posted about a friend's FMR giving up the ghost just like that last week.
Using an external power supply I charged the battery enough to fire up the FMR
and get his recordings off before he returned it on his extended warranty.
--- John De Armond johngdDONTYOUDARE_at_bellsouth.net http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/ Cleveland, Occupied TNReceived on 2003-10-29