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Archos charging the battery takes too long

I bought my archos 2 months ago and when i charge it with the battery the light on the archos does not blink i have been charging for 6 hours now and still no blinking light
can you help thanks

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  • Anonymous Aug 21, 2008

    i bought my archos 2 months ago and when i charge it with the battery
    the light on the archos does not blink i have been charging for 6 hours
    now and still no blinking light

    can you help thanks

  • merc2 Aug 21, 2008

    the charging light on my arcos does not blink even when it's been on charge 24 hours and also the battery will only last 2 hours approx.

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I found that I have to leave my archos 605 powered on to get a full charge out of it, blinking light and all

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On an Archos, battery is fully charge when the CHG LED light is flashing, while that light is ON all the time, the unit is still charging.

Now, in order to charge your Archos you must leave it on Suspended mode, by holding the Power button for about 4-5 seconds until it says "Suspending", DO NOT leave it on completely "Shutdown" mode, or your battery will never charge, and you are also risking the life of your battery by doing so.

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1) On a PC via USB it should take around 8 hours to charge, while connected to an Archos mini dock, battery dock, or DVR Station, it should take around 3 hours to fully charge.

2) Leave your unit completely "Shutdown" (hold the Power button and wait 10 secs. or so until it says "Shutting down" and let it go off.

3) Connect it to your power source, either USB on computer, or external charging device as mentioned above, it will come back on, the two LED lights CHG and Power will come on, leave it like that, and after a few minutes the unit will go into Standby/Suspended mode by itself, and there is when you are charging your battery the right way.

3) Wait 8 hours if connected to your PC, or 3 hours if connected to an external power supply (as described above). If still after being in suspended mode (not completely off) your CHG light isn't blinking after the 8 hours on PC, 3 hours on external power supply, then suspect your battery is defective.

In that case, if the unit is still under warranty contact Archos, if it is out of warranty. If it isn't under warranty, you can buy a replacement battery on eBay and either replace it yourself, or find someone with the technical skill to do it for you.

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