07-24-2010 01:56 PM
The battery you got is a Clip battery. It is exactly as you describe, 330mAh, with terminals on the side. Good to know that the Clip battery will work in the Clip+. Good Work!!!
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07-24-2010 07:34 PM
So far, so good. The battery stopped charging when it topped off. Next test will be to see if it shuts down on the low end before the voltage drops too far. That'll take a while at the rate I use it.
As for picking up where it left off, it did the same thing with the fried battery but I couldn't shut it down properly so it never saved the new stopping point. It was like groundhog day. Same spot every time. I'm amazed it works at all. It's not like I just dropped it in the toilet or something. This thing got washed. And then dried.
07-26-2010 12:13 AM
Very nice to see that the Clip battery (330mAh) fits the Clip+. That is, assuming that the one you've found is the same device. I'll have to try one of those units. It will be nice to have a wee bit more capacity in the new machine, for sure.
So far, I've been using the Clip+ for about four hours in a session, and it gets recharged.
07-26-2010 04:41 PM
4 hours? I hope you don't mean it needs to be charged after 4 hours. I've put about 5.5 hours on mine since putting in the new battery and it says 68%. I know I've done 10+ hours on the original battery many times and still had plenty of life left.
07-30-2010 10:49 PM
Just to follow up, I got a little over 15 hours from the first charge (all audiobook playback so very little button pressing or display use) and it shut down properly. Plugged it into a USB port and it started charging just like it should. So I suggest going with Ebay item 170477518536 which is apparently a Clip battery. Seems to work perfectly in the Clip+.
09-19-2010 12:14 PM
It's nice to see the 330mAh battery available. As a footnote, no, my Clip+ doesn't go dead after 4 hours, that's just average use in the field for it. The battery on mine isn't a marathon runner, incidentally. I'd guess it's good for about 7-8 hours maximum, based upon the charge indicator's progress.
Oh well, luck of the draw, I guess. I think a 330mAh battery may be destined for this Clip+.
09-19-2010 12:28 PM
The battery meter on the Sansas never was very linear in its progression downward though, was it?
Last time I tried to test mine with the Sansa firmware, with a mix of high bitrate MP3 and WMA files, it was dead at just over 10 hours. Now, of course, I am routinely breaking the 14-hour mark, with that "other" firmware running things.
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