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Replace battery Any advice on opening the case and replacing a battery in a I river H10--would really be appreciated--Thanks--Meln

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Re: Replace battery

Taking the H10 20 gb apart -- see this forum

step by step instructions with photos

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Re: Replace battery

I called iriver support 714 619 5260 and the company that does tech support for them emailed me a detailed description with pictures of how to repair my h10 20 gig. they said that if i sent it in to iriver it would be 80+ dollars but that i could buy a battery and replace it myself if i followed these steps. havent tried it yet but will.

they directed me to the website

hope this helps

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Re: Replace battery

If you feel that the battery is not activated with proper time as much as the manual indicates, please check the battery life time under specific condition before you sending your device to iriver service center for replacement of the battery.

1. Firmware upgrade your device with the latest version first.

2. Fully charge your player via USB cable to the PC or AC adapter until COMPLETE message is displayed on the screen. Or if your iriver is using AA battery or AAA battery, change it as a new alkaline battery.

3. Disconnecting USB cable or AC adapter from the device.

4. Please make sure the device condition as below. Also, let the device play mp3 file as possible; 128Kbps, volume level 20, EQ Normal, LCD off

Note: Do not hit the any button at all.

5. Check the beginning time of playback and the depleting time of the device as well. .

If the battery time is too much far from the indication time on a manual, please send your device to our iriver service center for checking. for more info,log on to

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