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09 Sep 2011
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Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

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Does anyone else experience a drop in the power held in the battery when it has been sitting not turned on for awhile and you pick it up to use and find an entire bar has disappeared for instance when it should've had full charge?

 

Is this a trait common to move or is there a defect with my move.

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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

Define "a while."

It is a trait common to built-in rechargeable batteries that if you leave them for a long time, they lose their charge. Be aware that if the charge falls too low, they won't ever charge up again.
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

Like half a day. Not on par with the loss rate of a normal controller at all which is hardly noticeable.
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

It never happens to mine. Like Renze says, lithium batteries are easily damaged when they are allowed to go flat. My work Nokia is on its third battery in a year. When the battery goes you can charge it but it doesn't last for very long.



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Rob
deader than the ANZ forum :( .
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

Half a day is too short. Sounds like you might have a faulty controller.
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

When did you purchase your controller?
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

I've had it for about 6 months now. Thanks for the thoughts guys. I might be able to get it replaced by Sony perhaps.
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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

The Mods have said on numerous occasions."Sony's controllers all have a 1 year warranty."

I would consider the Move to be an official Sony controller, so I'm guessing that they have a 1 year warranty.

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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move


Zesder wrote:

The Mods have said on numerous occasions."Sony's controllers all have a 1 year warranty."

I would consider the Move to be an official Sony controller, so I'm guessing that they have a 1 year warranty.



Correct.

 

Take it back to the store of purchase with receipt within 12 months for a replacement if it's deemed faulty.

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Re: Battery drain when not Switched on - Move

Hmm, mine goes flat after a few days of not using it. I didnt even think it could be defective, i just assumed it was normal :smileytongue: might have to look into it now.

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