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When I fully charge my clip and then store it for 2-3 days without even using it, when I turn it on again to use it, the battery is nearly dead even thought I never played any songs. I even "Lock" the unit in the off position.

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  • randy_gay Jan 05, 2009

    I can charge it fully with it unlocked and then lock it after it is completely charged to protect it from accidental activation, and even then it will lose the charge after two or three days.

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Locking the player causes it NOT to charge.

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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    Corey Knoettgen Jan 06, 2009

    Oh 2-3 days - that is very normal, whether you are using it or not. I know it sounds funny, but your player is not defective. You can try an iPod Nano under the same circumstances and you will find that it will do exactly the same thing. These newer mp3 players never really turn off - they just go into power saver mode, and will drain in about 2-3 days.

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