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Subject: Re: normal charging problem with flashed recorders?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-09-04 wrote:
> I don't mind this problem that much, but I'm wondering if it's normal:
> When I plug my flashed Recorder into wall power, it won't turn on unless it was
> already on before plugging it in. And it won't charge either. If I try to turn
> it on, the light just flashes briefly, then it goes back to off and says
> something like "status: not charging".

Just be patient, and it will start charging. And it isn't off, since the
LCD is displaying information. If you want to play music, you have to
push ON in the charging screen, just like on the original firmware.

> The workaround is easy enough: turn it on, then plug it into wall power. But it
> can be annoying if the batteries are too low to turn on.

Just plug it in and wait until it starts charging.


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