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Oakley thump pro 05-175

Glasses wont charge. plug them into computer red light just flashes for an hour + and wont play.

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Hi,

From what I understand you are charging with the USB cable. Did you leave it in at least for 3 hours (the PC also has to be on and not in standy or hibernation mode)? Do the glasses charge with the wall charger?

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Dec 21, 2007

    Charging through USB takes longer than a regular chager.



    Also you can try resetting the thump. Here are the instructions on how to do it and if that doesn't work, restoration of the firmware could solve the problem.



    • Try resetting Split THUMP. Hold down the Play / Pause button and the

    Previous Song / Rewind button at the same time.

    • If the reset procedure does not work, you may need to restore the internal software.



    SOFTWARE RESTORE AND UPDATE (WINDOWS ONLY)

    Oakley periodically updates Split THUMP software to add features and improve performance. You can choose to either

    restore or update the software in your Split THUMP.

    • If you choose restore, all songs and data files stored on Split THUMP will be erased

    when the internal software is restored.

    • If you choose update, the software will be updated but songs and data files stored on Split THUMP will not be affected.

    Visit www.oakley.com/support/SplitTHUMP to ensure you have the latest software available.

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