recharging my ipod???

Discussion in 'iPod' started by shaktimage, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. macrumors member

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    I recharge my new ipod (nano 4th gen 16gb) mostly with a generic usb charger (input 110/220 VAC to output 5VDC 500mamp) It doesn't show that the battery is getting charged but it does.ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT? I noticed that the full battery doesn't last 40 hours of playing music like apple said, but much less. STILL ANYTHING WRONG? Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors 68040

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    If it's charging even though the indicator doesn't show it, I would say that there's nothing wrong, though only the manufacturer of that 3rd party charger could say that for certain whether that's expected or not. I am not sure where you're getting the 40 hours of battery life. According to the 4th gen nano specs page, it's rated for up to 24 hrs of audio playback, or 4 hrs of video playback. Consider looking at http://www.apple.com/batteries/ipods.html if you still think your battery is depleting too quickly.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors member

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    my apology, it is 24h and not 40h! Still i don't think it reach the 24h but i am just gonna measure it so i'll know for sure... Thanks for the info
     
  4. macrumors member

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    Make sure you use apple's earphones, set the volume to 50% and keep the screen off when you test.
    try connecting somebody else's ipod to the charger to see if that shows the charging sign,but i don't think it is a problem.
     

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