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I use a power cord but after an hour it will hibernate shut off

This happens everywhere I use the device for biofeedback and travel.

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  • pds98 Feb 12, 2009

    At times it will stay on for a few hours at other times shuts off after a few minutes

  • Hardtack
    Hardtack May 11, 2010

    Keep an eye on the battery indicator while working with it to see if it is running on battery when plugged in, if this is the case then something is wrong with the power supply, and/or connection from the power supply. If the battery indicator shows charging all the way up to shutdown, then it could be something else like overheating.

    Do you keep it on a surface with plenty of ventilation space underneath? Using a cooling pad? Not on a couch or bed? Check the heat of the unit, does it seem like it is getting real hot.

  • Hardtack
    Hardtack May 11, 2010

    Does the power supply look like it is charging the battery while lugged in or is it draining the battery while plugged in still?

  • Hardtack
    Hardtack May 11, 2010

    It will...what is it doing?

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Check settings under control panel- power options

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