Backup battery discharged -> GTA01 and GTA02 dead
rod at whitby.id.au
Sun Jul 20 04:15:28 CEST 2008
Ben Wilson wrote:
> How did you externally charge the battery?
> I’m not sure about the neo/freerunner battery and haven't been paying
> much attention to this thread
> but some battery packs have electronics inside and you can’t just charge
> them like you would a normal battery.
> If you just apply external voltage to the batteries + and – terminals
> all you end up with is
> a battery that is 'charged' but 'thinks' it's flat (and reports to the
> device that it’s flat).
> Feel free to correct me if this does not apply to the neo/freerunner,
> just thought I’d mention it in case it does.
I used a third-party charger for Nokia batteries. I know that it
charges genuine Nokia batteries that can then be used in a Nokia phone.
I know that the charged batteries are good for the Openmoko phones
because I have a working GTA01 in which I can test them when they are
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