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G5 Od behavior when powered off overnight

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DaveIN

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I have yet to try this over a few hours during the day, but I've had two overnight instances, so far where the power led is on in red, the receive/unread is on in solid orange, and the GSM/3G/Bluetooth led is also solid orange.

I'm thinking alien abduction overnight...

Anyone else see this happen?

The battery is fully charged and not being charged externally by the USB. The power switch is turned off.

 

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I believe I saw something similar when I ran the battery down.

3 LEDs were lot but I don't recall the colours. I stuck it on the charger but it refused to charge.

Ended up doing a battery pull.
 

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I had it happen again today when I pulled it from the coat pocket after hours of the G5 being turned off. I powered it on and it worked just fine.


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I had this happen to mine, but pulling the battery did not fix the issue, I ended up having to RMA the unit and get a replacement. It happened with the second unit as well and I finally discovered the drop in charger was doing something "bad" to the battery. Got ahold of a replacement battery and everything was good again. I have not used the drop in charger again because of this, even after getting the drop in charger replaced.
 

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Interesting. No charging station here so that's not the issue for me. I have not reseated the battery because if I power cycle the LED's reset. The G5 appears to be working fine with exception to this problem.
 

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Interesting. No charging station here so that's not the issue for me. I have not reseated the battery because if I power cycle the LED's reset. The G5 appears to be working fine with exception to this problem.


Yesterday I had full battery use on the G5 so I charged the G5 overnight using the USB charger. The red LED was on during charging and green with full charge this morning. No other LED's were lit.
 

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I can't say I've seen my G5 do that and sometimes I have it off for a day or three between uses. I charge it in both the desktop amplified charger and sometimes by USB.
I did have a weird issue (posted in another thread) when I upgraded to the current firmware. It didn't appear to charge in the desktop charger (USB was okay) until I pulled the battery out and put it back.
 

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Yesterday I had full battery use on the G5 so I charged the G5 overnight using the USB charger. The red LED was on during charging and green with full charge this morning. No other LED's were lit.


This morning the LED's were lit the same as before, red, amber, amber, with the only difference being that the G5 was not on the USB charger.
 

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I believe we've already established that it should be a menu option.
Moving on...


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I also have this issue with mine. Brand new and seems to only happen when the battery is fully charged.
 

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I believe this may be a different issue than the one that happens when the unit is run completely dead. If you have experienced the issue when the battery is charged and the unit is off please PM me your SN.
 

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I got a Thank you, but I'm sure they're working on the issue...especially with the responses in this thread, it looks like several of us have the issue.
 
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