Sooo... I may have blown up my battery.
jo.omsl at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 11 18:16:23 CET 2009
2009/12/11 François-Léonard Gilbert <gilbertf at gmail.com>:
> I tried that technique last night, and while I did wake the battery
> up, it was not enough to start the phone.
> What I did:
> 1) get 4 1.2v AA batteries in series with a resistor and a LED (for
> visual confirmation and current limiting)
> 2) plug the 4.8v in parallel with the FR battery (+ with +, - with -)
> this lighted up the LED
> 3) wait 2-3 minutes
> 4) try to plug the led + resistor between the FR terminals: very faint
> light, but OK
> 5) plug the FR in my computer, put the battery in, power up the NAND
> boot menu
> 6) cycle the menu items for a few seconds
> result: the FR shuts down while I cycle the menu.
Have your pressed AUX and kept it pressed down while inserting the
battery and attaching the charger cable as described in
Do you dare to boot the FR with external USB power and then insert the
battery to charge it? I've described it on http://nop0.blogspot.com/
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