|03-04-2010, 05:22 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Device: Sony Reader PRS-600
I think something's wrong with my battery
Got my Sony Reader Touch one week ago, on Friday. I fully charged it and spent the weekend playing with it. I took notes and played with the settings, but didn't hear any music.
Yesterday (Wednesday), just some 300 pages after, I had to recharge. I did, waited til the red light turned off and it did - but, when I turned the Reader immediately after, the battery indicator was just half full (two bars).
Should I conclude that my battery is damaged and should returned it for check-up? I read around here that the battery doesn't reach it's full potential til 2 or 3 charges. Should I hang on with it for a bit and see what happens?
|03-04-2010, 05:26 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Brisbane Australia
Device: Sony PRS-600
It does take a few charging cycle to adjust the battery. Mine was the same at the beginning. Now I can read a week with it.
Taking notes drains the battery faster too. And just cos the battery indicator is half full doesn't mean all that much - mine seems to drop fairly quick and then sits on low for ages.
|03-04-2010, 06:48 AM||#3|
YODA's Uglier Twin
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Leicester, UK
Device: PRS-600 and 2 Kindle 3's - and now a K4 + HTC Desire HD
Yes as Katti says give it a few charge cycles beforre worrying, I've had my 600 a week too, but mine froze up, I'm trying to get replacement from the retailer,
Good Luck Anyway,
|03-04-2010, 11:38 AM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Device: Kobo Aura HD, Sony PRS-650, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7
Also, if you are charging via the usb port on a computer, make sure the computer does not shut down or go into hibernate mode as this will stop charging the device. Many people here highly recommend a cheap Sony PSP wall/mains charger. This will charge the battery faster and no worries about whether the usb port has constant power.
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