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Unit loses battery power

When i switch off my fully charged HP Hx2700 after 1 day i have to do a soft reset with a power lead connected to bring it back on only to find that the battery is completely flat (no power). The unit is not in standby when i switchit off and their are no programs running. Any Ideas

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The problem was found to be a software issue. What i failed to mention in my earlier posting was that i had inserted a 2Gb SD card into the unit. This was powered by the unit even if the unit was switched off so overnight the battery had no power left in it. HP fixed it with a software update (so they said) and the unit is fine now even with an SD card in situ. Apparently this is a generic problem with the hx2700 series especially the hx2790b.

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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Most likely, the battery is defective. I have just had a similar problem and purchased a new battery. The PDA is fine now.

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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Each step in my solution is a possible resolution. Hence I suggest thatyou perform each step and check the operation.
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    If the issue persists, perform a hard reset to resolve the issue. Please follow the steps to perform a hard reset:

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If the unit is still frozen, connect it again to the computer or AC adapter and while connected, check if the Indicator light next to the power switch on the Reader device is red . If this light is red , allow the Reader device to charge for one hour so there is sufficient charge for troubleshooting.


If the issue persists, perform a hard reset to resolve the issue. Please follow the steps to perform a hard reset:


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Under certain circumstances, moisture condensation can occur. Moisture condensation can be caused by moving the Reader device between temperature extremes or if the Reader device has come in direct contact with moisture. If you suspect moisture as the cause, allow the Reader device to sit for a few hours before attempting to turn it back on

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    Figure : Charging the battery
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Follow these steps to charge the HP iPAQ Pocket PC using the universal desktop cradle:
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    Figure : Charging with the universal desktop cradle
  1. AC adapter into electrical outlet
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i) Connect the iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 to an A/C power supply.
ii) Charge the battery to the minimum level of 3.2 Volts. This will take 5 to 30 minutes depending on the current charge level.
iii) Perform a normal reset.
iv) Power on the iPAQ Pocket PC h5400

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