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Sirius 10 I have a sirius 10. I recently put in a new battery. I than charged it with the computer. The charged new battery only lasted 75 minutes. Prior to that the charge would last for two hours. please advise

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THE battery MUST be charged with the correct charger. Assuming that is the case new batteries need to be cycled a few times before they come good...Also you MUST use the exact same spec battery in mAH. if you are using ni-cads they need to be fully discharged to a safe low level before recharging as they suffer from memory effect...ni-mh type the need to be charge cycled a few times before they come good. There are problems with all types of rechargable batteries...Makers have still not reached perfection..never leave a radio always connected
to the ac line , this will stagnate the battery/cells causing problems you must use your device on battery power in order to cycle the same. This is the main reason why laptop batteries have a short life.
flyingfox@people.net.au

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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