|03-06-2010, 11:43 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Device: PRS 600
My Sony PRS-600 is refusing to charge from my computer. Have tried all (8) USB ports to no avail.
Before I take it back, has anyone else had this problem and was it 'curable'?
|03-06-2010, 12:18 PM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cambs, UK
Device: PocketBook 360, Sony Reader Touch, Ipod touch & Kindle 2
I haven't personally had this issue but I've read enough to know that sometimes charging from USB can be an issue for a number of reasons including the fact that some computers go into a sleep mode and will not charge when this happens or because of faulty / unstable USB connections.
Have you a different computer that you can try?
I would also really recommend a wall charger for the Sony - you can get a psp charger which people here have mentioned that they use with success.
|03-06-2010, 06:33 PM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2009
|03-07-2010, 09:51 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: North Notts UK
Device: Sony PRS-600/Kobo Arc7
Funnily enough I was just charging my own 600 when I read this. I had not charged for a bit and it was a good 10 minutes before it finally plopped on. I think sometimes you have to be patient and wait. I always switch right off as well to save on battery life.
|03-07-2010, 09:58 AM||#6|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
Strongly recommend you get a cheap PSP wall charger. It's far more reliable and faster than trying to charge via USB.
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