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340 battery/charge Secondhand player, new battery from Hong Kong via Ebay, when charged loses power within 24 hours even though not being used. Any advice would be appreciated. (New battery needed or player needs repairing.) Cheers Lazybones

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Re: 340 battery/charge

Doesn't this player use a normal AA battery? If not, and it has a rechargeable battery built in then there are 2 possibilities. One, the cheap battery you got from China is no good. I always wonder how they can sell batteries for under $10 and ship all the way from China for free. I suspect it's because they are pretty crappy batteries. two, your player has a short in it somewhere that is draining the battery. i have an iPod that does that. I fully charge it and turn it off. Next morning it's dead again and i've replaced the battery numerous times.

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