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Old 06-22-2009, 08:08 AM   #1
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Unhappy DX very short battery life

I just got my new DX and the battery doe not last even 24 hours and I do have the whispernet off.
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Old 06-22-2009, 08:14 AM   #2
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I just got my new DX and the battery doe not last even 24 hours and I do have the whispernet off.
When I got my Kindle 2, it barely lasted 5 days with a full battery charge. I think after a month now I can get more then double that, almost 2 weeks. I don't know what changed? So maybe after a few charge, the battery life will increase.
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Old 06-22-2009, 08:24 AM   #3
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Hi Lilly Thank you for your response

But mine does not even last 24 hours
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:20 AM   #4
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Did you load a lot of books onto it?

I would recharge it again and see how long it lasts this next time.
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Old 06-22-2009, 12:05 PM   #5
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I recharge it for the second time and it still drains pretty fast compared to my old kindle 1
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Old 06-22-2009, 12:15 PM   #6
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Try the process again, and if it dies again in 24hrs, you need to pack that bitch and send it back for a replacement.
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Agreed.
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:07 PM   #8
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Try the process again, and if it dies again in 24hrs, you need to pack that bitch and send it back for a replacement.
Yes, that's a great advice!
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:27 PM   #9
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Yes, I agree, if it doesn't get better, return it. When I got my Kindle DX I charged it up to full immediately, then it went down maybe 2 bars and I charged it back up, then I left on week-long trip. With the wireless off it hasn't been charged for more than a week and it's down to about half. I've been reading for an 1-3 hours every day.
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Old 06-24-2009, 12:45 PM   #10
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Im not a Kindle guru, and I don't play one on the 'net, but could you be loading a bunch of material that is being indexed?

My K2's battery tanked until I realized (thru here!!) that indexing new material was sucking up all my go-juice.

Also, the battery seems to improve after a few discharge/recharge cycles.

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