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When charger is plugged, amber light blinks once and then nothing? E125 not working at all!

Hi all, I recently bought a Cassiopeia E-125 off Ebay. I had it delivered from the USA to Australia. Upon receiving the E125, I plugged it in to the mains to charge it. The amber light (indicating charging) blinked once and stopped. I have tried charging it for atleast 6 hours both on the charger provided with the E125 and a USB charger for the E125 which I bought separately. I spoke to a Casio Rep who did not seem particularly interested in helping me. However, he did say that the transformer was broken. Now, I do not know what a transformer is. I am willing to buy a new battery if it will start the damn thing. All help will be appreciated!! P.S. For Ebay Enthusiasts: The person I bought from Ebay is a powerseller, with a 99.7% positive feedback.

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  • dudleyaj Dec 07, 2007

    I bought a Audiovox VX6700 phone from e-bay. Upon receiving the phone I charged it for an entire night. I went to use the phone the next day for the first time and I was able to make one phone call that only lasted approximately 3 minutes and the phone died. I had to charge the phone 3 seperate times in that same day. I contacted the seller and requested a replacement battery (as part of their promise on their e-bay post) but I wanted to know what the chances were of this happening again and is there anything I may be able to do on my end that will help this situation in the meantime.



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  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2007

    i have the same problem. i looked on ebay and bought a brand new battery for mine, still nothing. i have no idea whats wrong with these things. so don't waste your money on a new battery.

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    John Smith May 06, 2008

    I have a solution! You have to repeatedly plug/unplug the charger, and
    each time the light will blink. The problem is the battery is
    completely flat, and the charging cct. inside the PC can't cope (so
    shuts down) but if you do it about 20-30 times, it will impart enough
    charge to stay on. I bought 2 + 3x bar code readers at the boot sale.
    Nigel BEng. (electronics)

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The Casio PDAs will quit charging very quickly if the battery is very, very discharged. If you continue to remove and re-insert the charger into the PDA's power socket, the recharging cycle will last longer and longer until finally the stupid thing will fully recharge its battery.

I have two Casio PDA's and three batteries that were recovered after a bit of tedious struggle to force the charging cycle to complete.

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I was recently given a pocket PC. It did the same thing and i figured out that i did not have it seated properly on the base.

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The transformer is the bigger end of your power cable. If it's really broken there's not a bad chance for you to get a generic one that will fit. It only has to match the electrical specs and the connection shape. A good lab will help you. Do you have the same voltage in australia as in the US? could that be the problem? More probable is that the battery won't hold charge anymore. these things don't have a very impressive life span, and that's the first thing to watch out for when buying stuff with internal batteries on ebay. You could get a replacement batteries, but doing so through casio will hurt. Try finding a lab that specializes in replacement batteries for PDAs IPODs and the likes, they can be hard to find, but it's probably your cheapest way out of this. Good luck

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I fixed this problem by a hard reset.

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