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Old 02-25-2011, 03:41 AM
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Also I have noted this problem also after 1.5 years of owning this player: The battery seems to be dying prematurely.. when I had it brand new I could listen to about 20 CDs (4 per day) in one charge now I usally listen to 8 or 10 CDs before a low batt icon pops
My understanding is that a factor in the battery life is the number of times it has been recharged, with lithium-ion batteries good for about 500 recharges. Based on that figure, if you charge it once a day the battery is good for about 16 months. Also, per Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium-ion_battery) temperature can be a factor in the life of the battery.

I recently had to replace my ebook reader (a Sony PRS-505) due to the battery wearing out. After about 2 years of regular use the battery life had dropped to less than 1 hour of use on a charge.
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