|02-15-2011, 09:14 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Downloading and charging
Is there a way around my e reader wanting to charge every time I plug it into my computer to download a book? I haven't had it very long and have only downloaded 3 books from EPUB. Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere.
|02-15-2011, 09:25 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Device: PRS505, 600, 350, 650, Nexus 7, Note III, iPad 4 etc
No, but why would you need one... Li polymer batteries are perfectly happy with incremental charges... each plug in doesn't count as a charge only the percentage of the amount that it actually charges i.e. 50% charge recharged to 100% only counts as a half charge...
|02-16-2011, 05:40 AM||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Device: SONY PRS-650
In fact Lithium batteries like to be 'topped off' like this and will actually last longer with partial charge/discharge cycles than with deeper cycles.
So don't worry about the fact that your reader is charging every time you plug in the USB.
You can either do just a partial charge or a full charge, and things will be just fine, so you also don't need to worry about removing the charger before it reaches full charge.
Last edited by delphin; 02-16-2011 at 07:13 AM.
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