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G5 blinking orange light question

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medic_32

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Just purchased two new G5's. When I plug them in, there is an orange blinking light. The pager does not turn on. Is this normal until they are fully charged? They didn't come with an owner's manual.

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Just purchased two new G5's. When I plug them in, there is an orange blinking light. The pager does not turn on. Is this normal until they are fully charged? They didn't come with an owner's manual.

Thanks in advance.
Medic,

If the lights on the blink very lightly, like a flicker when charging, then the battery contacts might have been pushed in/crooked when installing the battery incorrectly.

Pull the battery and check the contacts on the pager to make sure all 4 are standing nice and straight, if not take your fingernail and pull them back till they are upright.

After that install your battery carefully and it should power up and charge.
 
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