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16gb Sansa player that recharges and plays for only 3-4 hours

I recently recharged my audio player and was surprised when it played for only 3-4 hours. It had been a while since I used the player and after the first recharge and 3-4 hour play back the problem of short replay life span was repeated. Is there any way to regain the 16-20 hour music play back time I originally had with this player. This player was purchased brand new and is only a little over a year old.

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Let your battery run out by leaving you mp3 player play as long as it can....then open up the back of the mp3 player take out the battery and put the battery a freezer for an out or 2 then let it sit out for a day then put it back in the sansa and recharge it and it should either fix it or help add more life span to the charge

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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    tj sobie Jun 22, 2009

    let your battery run out by leaving you mp3 player play as long as it can....then open up the back of the mp3 player take out the battery and put the battery a freezer for an out or 2 then let it sit out for a day then put it back in the sansa and recharge it and it should either fix it or help add more life span to the charge

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