Fishfinder 300C has stopped working, despite being only 3 months
My Fishfinder 300C, which is only 3 months old, will no longer power up, despite the battery being fully charged, the connections clean and the leads in good condition. I have also noticed that recently the temperature gauge started to not be displayed on the screen. I don't know if both issues are related. What do you suggest?
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I've seen this happen before; the camera button was pressed down halfway by the misaligned casing so as to constantly focus when in camera mode. The problem is that it also seemed draw power when not in camera mode. The misalignment was so subtle, I could only see it after pressing the button all the way down after which it wouldn’t come back out again. I just levered the part of the casing that was holding the button down (marked in red) and clipped it back when the button could come out again. When doing this, try to make sure that part of the casing doesn’t snag on the button again.
If it is not turning on at all then more then likely the battery is dead. Try plugging it into the charger and leaving it for over night. Then try turning it on. If that doesn't work you may need a new battery. I would not recommend doing this yourself s it involves some soldering. I had a friend of mine change my battery and it didn't quite work right after that. I am also including a link for the free chat feature that palm has. I have used it several times and have always had very good results. Best wishes.
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sounds like the battery is shot. Get a new battery and fully charge it. I try to charge my phone more off of a power outlet and not the cigarette lighter in a auto. The battery will last longer that way. something about cigarette lighters. As far as the messaging and failed calls goes. up grade your tower signals. contact your cell phone company and get the number for upgrading the towers.
mayb you can try to do a hard reset.
Take out your battery press and hold end call button ( don't release ) then put in your batery wait the loading finished and change to other screen then you release your from the end call button you pressing just now.If still can't work,no choice need to go back to you service center .
Same happened to my 3 month old TX. I just recharged it, and all was OK! Sounds strange at first, but in my hometown, it is very humid, so maybe it got some moist inside and that caused some variations in the power or battery or voltage... dunno, maybe you need some cleaning, or try to calibrate while plugged.
Just disable the settings where it says to turn off the backlight & PDA power after certain minutes and set your standby time (in power battery setting) to 0, then leave your PDA on until it fully drains (usually a week or two).
Hi folks with aging JAMS. My JAM is still dying (complete shutoff) using phone. I wish it would just lose the phone signal but my unit shuts off completely during phone calls. I can have 80% charge. I spoke with a friend that mentioned on his cell phone (different manufacturer) that although his battery will show a full charge or less, the time it takes for the charge to go down is ridiculously fast once the battery is old. He watches his phone lose a charge in under an hour though it charges to full.
I wish IMATE would make some formal post regarding when to get a new battery and what symptoms are possible. I'm a bit hesitant to invest in batterys if the issue is hardware. I use the unit alot--as a PDA, a phone, etc. It gets jostled about so maybe something is lose inside, though I doubt it.
I purchased a cheap phone charger so in the car I'm recharging and at work I just keep a cheap USB to plug charger. I reserve the phone when I'm out. This is not really optimal for cell phone use but it's a behavioral fix. I figure I should be looking at a new device (despite high prices) soon.
I did a full discharge/charge cycle or two or three but only noted short term benefit. At some point the quirky behavior returned and off went the PDA cell with the 80% charge. I see dots of us around the net. Again my Jam is probably 3 years old this March.