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Old 05-13-2010, 05:51 PM   #1
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PB360 Tutorial

Following the idea I've seen in another topic, I'm going to create a tutorial for the model I possess, the MM or PB360.

*edit* the topic has spawned surprising expectations...

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Old 05-25-2010, 08:15 AM   #2
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Looked for that tutorial -- parece que no esiste!
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Old 05-25-2010, 08:18 AM   #3
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It doesn't. But people seem uninterested in the idea, so I can spare myself the effort
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Old 05-25-2010, 08:48 AM   #4
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No offense, but I didn't read "I'm going to create a tutorial" as "... if you encourage me sufficiently".
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:16 AM   #5
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No offense, but I didn't read "I'm going to create a tutorial" as "... if you encourage me sufficiently".
In fact, the original post included the idea of making questions to build a more customised tutorial. Once I saw noone said anything, I edited it and let the post have the sleep of the just men.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:18 AM   #6
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In fact, the original post included the idea of making questions to build a more customised tutorial. Once I saw noone said anything, I edited it and let the post have the sleep of the just men.
Okay, let's infuse new life in that, all right? I'm very interested and ready to cooperate.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:26 AM   #7
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+1 for the tutorial
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:06 PM   #8
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Maybe thinking in terms of a FAQ instead of a tutorial (for starters) will help?

Anyway, you want questions? Okay, let's start with basics.

1- I just received my PB360. What should I do to get it ready to use?

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Old 05-25-2010, 01:25 PM   #9
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1. Switch it on to see that it works
And once you've done that, the recommendable thing is to switch it off, and leave it charging with the AC adapter or the USB cable for a very long time (12 hours) so that the battery gets correctly calibrated.
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That's exactly where I am now. I played with it for a couple of hours first, of course. As I asked in another thread, though, I wasn't sure whether I had to set Settings > USB Mode > Charge first. And then another question is when I should plan on doing the next charge -- is there an optimal time for this or is this first charge special for some reason?
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:29 PM   #11
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The first charge is special since it helps calibrating the battery and enlarging its duration. I didn't do it (I was kinda impatient to try out the novel gizmo) and I know my battery lasts less than other people's.
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Isn't a reset also recommended?
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I would assume the device has been reset before it comes to your hands, as it comes clean and in functioning state.
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Mine came today with a half-charged battery.
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I would assume the device has been reset before it comes to your hands, as it comes clean and in functioning state.
I recall seeing reports of the odd PB360 with erratic out-of-box behavior on some units that was cured by an initial reset.
I had a similar experience with my Kindle; afterwards it been months with zero issues.

Falls under the heading of "can't hurt-might help."
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