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1)the unit won't switch on for more than about 10 secs. I can't see the battery meter, but it's teh same if plugged into teh car charger or teh USB pon my laptop. 2)My software is out of date, and tehy want £60 for a renewal! Is there a cheaper option?

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Leave the unit for a while until it replenishes its power, this is normal if the battery is fully drained, if it doesnt still after a period of time say 1-2 hours, then it is time to change the internal batt

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Nobis 7 internet tablet when I plug in the charger it will not charge I have checked the charger and it works and tablet won't charger just shows a battery with a exclamation mark in it


get ur battery out frm ur mobile fr 10 secs then connect charger then aftr upto 10 sec aftr that put battery back and switch on. if that doesnt work make sure the voltage of ur charger is compatible with ur phone . if still doesnt wrk maybe problm with ur port
note: sometimes the charger knob gets lose try putting it correctly
good day :)

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Garmin Nuvi 260 Car GPS Receiver


When the charger is plugged into the unit, look at the main menu screen. If the charger is working correctly, the green battery icon in the upper right-hand corner eill go out. If the charger is plugged in and there is a light lit on the charger but you see the green battery icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen on the main menu, then the unit is on battery power and the battery is not getting power from the charger. Common problem with these units are loose rear USB ports. More information can be found here:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_charger_repair.htm

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My Garmin Nuvi 265W Won't turn on


Lets put the battery issue aside for the moment. A Nuvi should power up as soon as the charger is plugged into it. It will turn on even if the battery has been removed. Of course, once you remove the charger, the unit will die immediately because the battery has been removed.

The first thing I would suggest doing is trying a reset. There are 2 ways to reset a Nuvi 2xx or 2xxW.

On some units (earlier versions), there is a flap on the bottom of the unit that you press in momentarily to reset the unit. There will be a label on the bottom with the units serial number and the word "reset" on the label.

The other method (newer versions) is to slide the on/off power switch to the left and hold it for at least 10 seconds.

Another common problem with these units are loose/broken connections on the rear USB port. There are 5 pins on this port. If the power pins are loose/broken, the unit will not be able to charge the battery. The unit will not turn on because the battery is dead. Even if you plug in the charger, there battery will not charge.

The unit will not charge the battery if it won't turn on.

More information can be found here:

http://www.sharc.net/discus/messages/6/313.html?1338221806

http://www.sharc.net/gps_battery_repair.htm
http://www.sharc.net/gps_charger_repair.htm

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I have mio s600 and during the travel the car charger has stopped working, so the navigation automatically started to use it's one battery. After I pulled out the charger, and sticked it in again,


If you are using the lighter plug for charging it may have a fuse inside the plug itself the plugs into the lighter socket,,,,,look for a fuse there or if have a volt meter check for voltage reaching the unit when plugged that way If voltage is good to the unit from the car source the battery may be bad, either not getting a voltage for charging or battery not holding a charge.

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I am trying to charge my cars battery but I am not sure where to put the 3 way switch.


Best solution is to use the Auto mode, since the unit will monitor the battery, and automatically switch to trickle charge when the battery is full. In the Auto mode, it won't overcharge the battery.

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Ipod touch 1st gen seems to drain its battery when plugged in or the battery meter goes down anyway, also once the meter hits 0% it reboots and does the same thing and when the charger is unplugged it...


Make sure that you are plugging your unit into the wall. Also make sure you are using a USB charger and not a fire wire charger. Fire wire is not a compatible charger with the itouch. The way you can tell is that if your charger plugs into your computer its USB. Also when you plug in your itouch you should see the battery come up if it is charging. If it is still having trouble then it can be a bad battery, or main board. Contact Apple and see if the unit is still under warranty with this site: https://selfsolve.apple.com/GetWarranty.do

The serial number can be found on the back of the unit toward the bottom. If you have any further questions feel free to contact www.wiredextreme.com.

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Schumacker battery charger problem?


You are charging. The meter corresponds to the level of charge in the battery. Try setting to 10 A for 4 hours, battery should be half-way up. To determine if battery id dead.. leave battery off charger once it is fully charged...test with a voltmeter after 10 min.....battery should still be above 12v...after1 hour it should still be above 12v...if not battery is spent.

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Garmin Nuvi 760


Sounds like you both have a battery problem. I experienced a similar problem when trying to charge via the USB-cable connected to my computer.
Ended up buying an original charger (expensive) and the charging went smooth.
The car charger should in any case work fine, so probably your battery is not very healthy.

Try holding your finger on the battery symbol for about 10 sec. The unit will then switch to a technical page. There you can observe the battery and charging voltage. When I plug in my computer USB-cable, I read around 4,4V and that is not sufficient for charging my battery.
When connected to the original charger, this voltage rises to about 5V which gives a nice charge. When unplugging charger, the unit displays the battery capacity. If the charging voltage is OK, but battery capacity drops quickly after you unplug charger cable, the battery is probably bad. (Of course you have to charge is for some time) I think around 4V battery voltage give 100% capacity. 3,9V gives about 90% capacity.
This will not solve your problem, but can give you an idea about what is wrong.
Good luck.

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Wii charger not charging


problem is either one battery is discharged and the other is full or corrosion on battery terminal tops or batteries are defective. the red lights flash when the unit sences that the batteries have a problem with the induction charge. simple test is to using a meter measure the batteries or discharge the unit with a wire and a 2.2 volt bulb (flashlight bulb) once discharged, unplug the charger unit for over 10 secs to reset it. then plug it in and try the batteries in the packs again. if still inop then they are done for.

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