I've read over some of the other solutions, but I want to make sure I undersatnd this. I bought a new battery for my Creative Nomad Jukebox Xtra, and plugged it into the wall charger. If I turn it on, instead of the little battery icon there is a power cord.
I've tried leaving it on to try to charge it, turned it off, and it isn't charging. Do I *have* to use the USB cable to "jump start" the charging process for the battery? After that, can I then use the wall charger to finish the charging process
This means your unit does not see the battery and is running on AC power only. You need to check and make sure that your battery polarity is correct making sure that positive goes to positive, and negative to negative. If you can attach some photos, that might help also.
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Does the battery light work when you switch the ignition on? This provides a live feed to the alternator via the ignition bulb, the rotor needs a live feed to start the charge process, if the bulb has blown it won't charge (thin wire connected to the IND on the alternator). To check for a power drain, disconnect the negative battery lead put a AMP meter in series, (DON'T TRY TO START, YOU WILL BLOW THE METER). If you get a reading above 0.05amps (clock) you have a drain, pull the fuses one at a time and watch for a drop in the meter reading. Hope this helps.
I am assuming you are reading the battery charge correctly. If so you need a new rechargable battery. Special battery so it is a little expensive. Make sure the person knows it is a "rechargable battery" you want. A regular battery will not work properly or recharge.
I used to work in a IC design department where we disigned IC's for creative. It is a problemn of the lition ion charging circuit. When voltage drops under 0.9 volt (if I remember clearly) It will not detect
the battery anymore and wil not charge..
1 try to charge the battery manually for a short time, disassemble the vision and connect the battery to up to 3.7 volts. For a while, later your device can charge it further, by itself
Make sure it is connected to a computer with a working USB 2.0 hub - if it doesn't charge that way, then the hardware is damaged, and the mp3 player will need to be replaced - cut and dry - no ifs, ands, or buts