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Problem with charging lead(s)

My power lead, both 12v car adapter and 240v mains appear to have a loose connection with the PDA. Resulting in poor charging capability. On many occasions i get a flickering orange charge light and have now realised this does not constitute full charging. The unit is 2 years old and has never let me down (odd soft reset reqd.) Anyone had a similar problem or know where i can get it resolved Thanks PS At present to get a full charge on 240v i have to hang the unit upside down over a PC monitor ? Obviously something is damaged somewhere !!!! Mark

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Anonymous

You will have to send it to a service support centre to get the connector repaired.You can buy it for approx £17 or send it to the centre for repair.it is a common fault with this machine.the connector is soldered on to the printed circuit so unless you are confident in repairing it i would pay the extra and give it to someone who knows what they are doing

Posted on Aug 20, 2007

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