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Jabra a 210 adapter not charging

Hello.  I just purchase a jabra a210 adapter for my windows media phone that is not boothtooth compatible (go figure).  When I brought the device home I plugged it into the charger and the red light came on showing it was charging but only stayed on for around 3 seconds.  I read the instructions and they said the red light would stay on while charging but it did not.  I charged the adapter for about 2 hours ( what the instructions told me to do).  Once the 2 hours where up I unplugged the adapter and tried to power it up and nothing happend.  I kept trying and the blue light never came on.  I called the jabra company for support and they said that it sounds like a bad internal battery.  I then returned the adapter back to the store and exchanged it.  The new adapter that I got from the store turned out to do the same exact thing.  Charged it forever tried to power it up and again nothing.  I then went back to the store for the third time and had them open up another package and try to plug it in at the store and it did the same exact thing again.  Red light comes on for a few seconds then goes off.  I proceeded to take the charger and adapter home to try and charge it over night to see if that would help and this morning tried to power up the adapter and nothing happened.  I tried calling jabra and they are closed for the weekend.  Ugh I am so frustrated and I am pretty knowledgeable when it comes to electronics but at this point I am totally stumped!!  Please help.

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  • mrbobwhite Nov 28, 2007

    I have the same problem- has anyone figured out any way to fix this without sending it back?

  • f8bekons Dec 01, 2007

    I'm having the same issue. The red light will come on momentarily after unplugging and replugging the power supply in, but will not stay lit nor charge.

  • plsmith_cpa Dec 04, 2007

    same problem here!

  • toddabearsf Dec 14, 2007

    Exactly that problem with the one I bought.

  • nizmo671 Dec 25, 2007

    I bought one from Sprint in California and it is doing the same thing, red light comes on for only about 3 seconds and i charged it for the whole freakin day and nothing happen when i tried to use it! Now that i am back in my home town i went and bought another Jabra A210 Adapter for my phone and i did everything by the book and still i am still having the same frustrating problem. Is there anything that i can do to solve this problem.........

  • plrbear Dec 27, 2007

    Same problem here. Returned the first one and tried with another one today, same thing. Red light comes on for about 3 seconds and then nothing!

  • Lauriegirl Dec 29, 2007

    I have the same problem.

    Plug it in to charge, red light turns on for a second or so then shuts off.

    Whats up with this adapter?

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    Same here, just like the problem everyone else has had.

  • Sherertom Jan 28, 2008

    Exact same problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2008

    Same here. I returned the item to the seller and got another one with the same problem. I still want one but am afraid I will get the same thing!!!

  • DM2008 Nov 11, 2008

    I've now had FOUR of these *&@^#$ things - the first worked for about a year (so I was happy) - when it died, i went online and found them very (very) cheap, so bought THREE (figuring they'd last me forever) - the first one worked for about two weeks; numbers two and three won't even charge....
    I'm FURIOUS at Jabra for making (still?) such a crappy product. I'm going to try to get in touch with them this week to see if they know the extent of their problem - and whether or not they have ANY intent on making things 'right' (which I HIGHLY doubt, otherwise engineering would have fixed whatever the problem is - and recalled the defective ones - and reissued working ones - but that never seems to have happened; has it?)
    So Jabra is just sort of taking money for NOTHING; it's a 'scam' - pure and simple!

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I contacted Jabra and they said this problem is due to a bad internal battery. There is nothing that can be done to fix it. So I returned it to the guy who sold it to me and got my money back. Purchased another from a different vendor, and this one works great. That's the only solution!

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See another similar question with my more detailed answer, but it seems the battery must have some life to let the system charge. too low and the whole thing becomes dysfunctional. You can go in the case and hot wire the black wire over to the neg terminal on the battery (1/8" distance) to get some juice in the battery, then after 1/2 hour it will charge on its own (see details elsewhere). The red light must be on as proof it is charging. good luck

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I had the same problem. I called Jabra; they said to mail it and the receipt to them and they would replace it.

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Dear jabrahelp...i have the same exact problem...did you get a solution? thanks.../jc

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