External battery charger

Jan Henkins jan at henkins.za.net
Thu Jan 1 23:21:12 CET 2009

Hello Bill,

William Kenworthy wrote:
> Or with a recent uboot - plug into usb and wait for 10-15 minutes.
> Remove usb and battery for 30 seconds, plug back in and it should
> bootup.  You may need to remove/replug the usb to make sure its charging
> properly once up.
> USB defaults to 100ma, not enough to boot the FR, but it will
> tricklecharge it when off until enough of a charge exists to boot - once
> past the intial boot stage, the CPU negotiates the full 500ma and all is
> fine.

This is interesting to know. Just for interest' sake, azmodie's trick of 
holding in AUX while you insert the USB charger worked a treat.

Jan Henkins

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