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Charging problems Archos Gmini 220

Hi,

The player won't charge anymore. When connected to the AC, status is fully charged, When disconnected, status is empty. The battery has been replaced but didn't solve the problem. When the battery is charged the player is fully functional. Any ideas how to go one here?

tks in advance

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  • Marco Doornbos Dec 21, 2007

    This is certainly not the reason. Thanks for the suggestion anyway

  • Marco Doornbos Dec 21, 2007

    There is no known way to reset the player, at least not by me. I've deassembled the player and disconnected the HD. Than connected the charger, no difference. Than I connected it to the computer. It gave the info that the MP3 player could not be connected (what a surprice). But it started to charge again :-). I think this sequence did something like you discribed, resetting the player. After assembly it still works. It charges and discharges normally.

    Thanks for the effort!!

    Marco

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Have you tried another charger?
if the charger has a little light that turns green or red when fully charged, there is a huge possibility that the charger is in bad shape.
either way its weird that it is detecting incoming charge, so i would guess a master reset or flashing it would kind of fix the problem if it is in the software..
you could check in your manual if you can do that...

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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I think the the positive and nagative ends in the bettry connectors so they cant charge it properly

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