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Subject: Re: IRiver - No wall charging. Help!!!

Re: IRiver - No wall charging. Help!!!

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 08:25:18 +0200

On 10/24/06, victor rajewski <> wrote:
> On 10/23/06, Chintalagiri Shashank <> wrote:
> > Holding rec as i plugged it in didnt help. It went to the charging
> > screnn, then truned off in a second, went back into the charging
> > screen, and so on as long as I had had rec rec pressed. I'll try once
> > again with the new battery which should have some charge left in it...
> Yeah; I've had the same problem - you'll just have to wait till you get the
> new battery. Alternately, this might be an opportunity to play with the
> hardware and try to solder a new charging socket in or something like that -
> you'll have to be digging around inside to change the battery anyway...

By the way: It might by not so easy to find the correct socket and to
build it in. In such cases, I've always found it to be a reasonable
option to have a cable soldered to the pcb, hanging out by that hole
and having a somewhat "external socket".
It's certainly ugly, but imho not more than butchering the plastic
case to get another socket to fit.

Received on 2006-10-24

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