Thread: Glo Bad battery?
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:45 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by GeoffR View Post
Might not help your GF, but my problem turned out to be the external SD card, I removed it and battery life improved dramatically. Still investigating whether it is the card itself or the Glo at fault.

Edit: I wonder if it is possible to tell from the time it takes to charge whether there is a battery problem? I.e. an abnormally long or short charge time might indicate a dud battery, normal charge time but short battery life might mean battery OK but a problem with the device using too much power. I don't know what the normal charge time is though. Mine takes about 2.5 hours from fully drained to fully charged.
Just recharged it from depleted, and 2.5 hours was about it for me too. Going to see how it goes this time. Thanks for your input.

Update. Just got home from work, 6 hours after device showed full charge and was put immediately to sleep. Pic shows where now. Just sent an email to support.


Last edited by VelvetElvis; 01-10-2013 at 04:04 PM. Reason: Update
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