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Old 10-10-2012, 09:31 PM   #1
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Lighting turning itself off?

Hey guys, so I've owned my KG for a little over a week and had very little problems with it until last night. I woke my Kobo from sleep (the light was on), then a little later (a minute or two?) the light turned itself off. Thought it was odd but just turned it back on, and a minute or so later, went off again. The auto-off time was set to 15 or 30 minutes for the light, but as I had just turned it on (both times), that surely wasn't the issue.

Now, granted, this only happened those two times (and in quick succession no less), but since my Chapters return period ends soonish, I was wondering if other people have experienced this.
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:45 PM   #2
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Hey guys, so I've owned my KG for a little over a week and had very little problems with it until last night. I woke my Kobo from sleep (the light was on), then a little later (a minute or two?) the light turned itself off. Thought it was odd but just turned it back on, and a minute or so later, went off again. The auto-off time was set to 15 or 30 minutes for the light, but as I had just turned it on (both times), that surely wasn't the issue.

Now, granted, this only happened those two times (and in quick succession no less), but since my Chapters return period ends soonish, I was wondering if other people have experienced this.
How charged is the battery? It might be a battery saving thing.

As for returning it, well I think we should be less patient with buggy devices, and just return them straight away. Lot's of returns would send a good signal to the manufacturers not to sell faulty/buggy devices.
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:53 PM   #3
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Was it near a magnet? I often put mine on top of my iPad with a smart cover, and had to turn off the automatic sleepcover on the Kobo option because it would turn itself on or off.
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Battery was very close to 100%, I was in bed, so no magnets other than the one I put in my KT cover to transform it to a sleepcover, but it was just the light going off, the device itself did not go to sleep.
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:32 AM   #5
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I've read quite a few books so far and haven't seen that behavior, and I have been using the light All the time (I couldn't go back to the touch except maybe outside on a sunny day now)
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