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How long can it possibly charge for the first time?

I know that the USB cable through computer is not a great way to charge it, but my new Archos has been charging for more than 60 hours.  Is that even normal?

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  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2008

    my archos 605 30gb dose not charge properly ,i have it on charge for 20h but when i turn it on its on for 1m then turns off

  • ninjaplus Feb 12, 2008

    I havce bought the player too, but the charge wont reach the 80% of the battery, and I left the player charge for 24 hours now...

  • NickRivs Dec 28, 2008

    I hav bought the same device, and though I've had it on chage for what must have been 20 hours by now (through USB to PC) it still won't even turn on.

    Do I have a faulty device or is the usb-PC charger as pants as it appears?

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With USB mains charger it takes approx 18 hours for the first ever charge so I would hate to be using the usb to pc to do the same.
Once this initial charge is achieved though it will charge by usb to pc as you work even though it does ask "usb connection or Charge"

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Buy docking station

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