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Battery charging What is the "typical" amount of time you should charge the battery on this e250 mp3 player. We bought one for our daughter (13 years old) for Christmas and it seems to me the battery is not holding a proper charge. When we hook it up to the computer it takes "forever" to complete a charge. I read in the specs that it should hold for approximately 20 hours of listening, depending on settings. Does anyone have any idea of what I should look at in the settings or could this be an acutal battery problem and return it to the store. We purchased the 4mg mps player for my husband and he isn't having any problems with his battery life...and he listens to his all day at work! Any info would be helpful before I call the retailer and see what can be done. Thanks, itsme

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  • Barbara Camarillo Jan 03, 2007

    I will check with her when she wakes up today (ah the life of a teenager). She does have an idog, but I thought they were for any mp3 player not just iPods. Her friend does have an iPod and could have tried her accessories. Thanks for the info and I will share this with others.

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Ask her if she tried to plug it into an iPod dock, such as an iSOUND or an Ihome. that is what ruined my sandisk e260, it won't hold more than an hour of a charge, if this is true then you will need to take it to the store and ask them if they are able to replace it. Sincerely, Maxwell

Posted on Jan 03, 2007

  • Maxwell Wild Jan 04, 2007

    if it has a plug where it goes into the headphones, then it is made for all mP3 players, ipods and CD players. However, if it says it will charge your iPod too, I suggest that you dont use it...iPod docks and chargers are fittalbe in a sandisk mP3 player, but they are different voltages, which means that it wil overdrive(or overpower) it, and will probably ruin the mP3 player, I know because it happened to me! and yes i know how tennagers are too.

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