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Old 07-27-2008, 01:27 AM
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Help ZVW Replacement Battery

Can anyone tell me where I can find a replacement battery (70PF201000007) for the Zen Vision W? It appears that Creative has left customers holding the proverbial bag with regards to obtaining parts and accessories for this device.



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Old 07-27-2008, 10:49 AM
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Besides EBay, try these.
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:56 PM
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Thanks but I've already tried Froogle, Bizrate, MySimon, Pricegrabber, Yahoo and several other shopping sites including eBay. Lots of sites list them but none actually have the ZVW batteries in stock. I was hoping that someone here had purchased one recently.
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Are you sure? I found this one on Froogle.

Edit: Here are a couple more from Google (here and here).
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Old 07-27-2008, 10:35 PM
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The Froogle link leads to a battery for the original Zen Vision. It won't fit the newer Zen Vision W.

The first Google link (Provantage) shows it as backordered. The second link leads to a company called OfficeNation. They are also know as PCNation. If you check the PCNation site, they also list it as backordered.

But thanks for trying to help. I really appreciated it.

I rechecked eBay this morning. There is one listed but it has a different part number. Googling that part number returns one hit, the eBay listing. Odd??? The seller's membership is barely six months old. That plus the odd part number says I'm gonna pass on this one.

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The Froogle link leads to a battery for the original Zen Vision. It won't fit the newer Zen Vision W.
Yup, you're right. Sorry.

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I'm gonna pass on this one.
Yeah, I don't blame you there.

I tried. Good luck finding one. I will try searching again later.
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Old 07-29-2008, 05:02 PM
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Hi. These are still available new in Australia. I bought one new from one of their stores in the last couple of days. Try this link: http://www.dse.com.au/cgi-bin/dse.st...uct/View/C6914

These guys are a major national retailer, but I have no idea if they will ship outside the country.
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Thanks for the link. It does look like they do offer International shipping; not sure the cost though since they require you to register to get shipping costs.
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Old 07-31-2008, 06:24 AM
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I bought one new from one of their stores in the last couple of days.
Did you buy the player or the battery? I see the player listed but I can't find the replacement battery.
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The battery is here and says it is in stock. They must have changed the link/page.
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Old 08-29-2008, 05:35 AM
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Default Replacement Battery Needed

Anyone have a reliable website where I can purchase a replacement battery for my Zen Vision W? My original battery is on its last leg. It can barely hold a charge. It will be charged over night but 10 mins (maybe less) into a movie or show it will flash the message battery low then ultimately give me the battery is low screen with the drained battery icon.

When listening to music its the same when the display screen is on for to long but I can listen to the music as long as I have the Zen in lock position and the screen is blank.

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Hello Zen>. Thread merged with rcent existing thread. You may want to check it for some ideas. Good luck!
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This sucks. No reliable sites. One of the big factors in me getting a Zen W is because I could replace the battery w/o sending it to the manufacturer and now I cant find one.
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Yeah, they do seem to be getting harder and harder to find. I found a few here, here, here, and here, that lists the battery being In-Stock. Now, I don't know how these companies are since i have never ordered anything from any of them. All others I found either said, no stock or didn't mention if they had any or not.
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I have had my Zen W for 2 years...battery is lasting less and less time.

Where can I buy a new one??
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Thread merged with existing thread. You may want to give it a read.
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Thanks...

Anyone have any luck with a1itp.com??
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im also looking for a replacement battery---battery is on its last legs! can anyone help find me one? for my zen vision W?

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Old 08-17-2009, 06:48 PM
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Hi.

Has anyone had any luck purchasing a battery for Zen Vision W recently? I find lots of entries for Zen Vision M but not for W. If anyone here has been able to purchase new ZVW batteries, please let us know where and how.

Nothing turns up when I search a1itp.com.

I love my 60GB ZVW because of the sheer amount of videos I can put in at any one time. I can spend weeks without having to replenish my video storage. Functionally, I can still use it, with the charger permanently connected. However I do want to use it when I travel so that I can watch something on a plane. My battery lasts only 40 mins now.

I can't believe Creative just left its old customers in a lurch for the batteries after only 2 years (I've been looking since last year). If this is how things are with them, I may avoid buying their players in the future.

Anyway, any help will be appreciated.

Thank you very much.
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