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Hi friends, from one day to the other the charger will not work anymore! The redlight flashes if i trie to put the shitty adapter in, but nothing happens! So i can`t load and use the aPad after only 2 Weeks! I`m not alone with this Situation i`ve heard....do you know any helpfull informations?!here is a short video, what happens if i want to charge!Lade Problem aPad Pictures, Lade Problem aPad Images, Lade Problem aPad Photos, Lade Problem aPad Videos - User Media - TinyPic - Kostenlose Bild- und Videospeicherung und gemeinsame Nutzung von Fotosand here is my first review to look for new Users!YouTube - APAD (Moonse - iRobot) Tablet by etowalk. comCheers Petteri
 

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It's not uncommon for the charging socket to become glitchy - That goes for any lap top. However, it might as well be the charger or the charger cable. Only a volt meter will tell.
 

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Yeah i am having problems plugging in the charger, sometimes the red light won't go on. Sometimes it will. Sometimes I have to jiggle it around slightly, its for sure faulty and NOT normal.Brand new from out of the box.so my options are send it back, or what ??? has anyone tried opening it and re soldering the power connector back on?can it be charged via usb?
 

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It can't be charged via usb.I have to wonder, is it the inner pin being too small or the outer connector not pushing onto the plug properly. There are some experiments you could try, but they could cause you to end up with a dead device. You could try wrapping some foil around the outside of the plug to make it a bit thicker, see if that puts better pressure on the outer connector, or take the wire out of a twist tie and push it down the centre plug to see if it connects better. Make sure you don't touch both the inner and outer part of the plug together !!If you want to try those, you do so at your own risk.
 

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My Rockchip/iRobot/Apad whatever you wish to call it, charges fine from usb. You just need the right cable.Mine takes same as BlueTube mini bluetooth speaker, lucky me.
 

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[quote name='JaxzTheReaper;11608]My Rockchip/iRobot/Apad whatever you wish to call it' date=' charges fine from usb. You just need the right cable.Mine takes same as BlueTube mini bluetooth speaker, lucky me.[/QUOTE']Which is the "right" cable? Is it one of the two that came in the box? I'd love to be able to charge it from USB during the day at work.
 

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Which is the "right" cable? Is it one of the two that came in the box? I'd love to be able to charge it from USB during the day at work.
Hi, my best guess would be if you do not have a Linx BTube then the end looks almost identical to that of a modern nokia - Any thing from the N70 onwards maybe (the thin ended one) not sure about USB to AC cable but mustbe one somewhere.I'll post a pic.
 

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Just because you were unable to charge it does not mean it is shit and that people should not buy it. It seems like more than 99% of the people here managed to charge their device. I'm charging mine fine with the supplied charger and with a a USB solar charger.
 

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Quite right well said, I could happily watch films all day on this thing I really like it. And I think it likes me.
 

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I am having exactly the same issue here. The charger light blinks when I insert or move the plug, nothing more.It seems to be a probelm with the connector because I tried two other chargers. The ones supplied with my FON spots have the same part numbers. It must be that converter cable.The device doesnt seem to charge from usb.
 

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Got my Apad today, it's the blue led model since plugging the charger just made a quick flash at the beginning of the insertion but no light from the led and device complaining (battery low, plug charger).Decided to crack it open as sending it back from Italy to China is almost as expensive as buying a new one.Looks like the shell is different from the red led model, as there are some little screws that will just break out of their hole if simply pull the glass as recommended in a video on YouTube. On this model you have to peel the black plastic layer and remove the tiny screws, learn from my fail.Disassembled the thing. I knew charger was working (tested beforehand, btw this runs on 9v) and dc power getting to the inside pins of the socket.Swear. Re-close. Reboot. Same thing.Re-open while warming the soldering iron to try and change the socket.Just another check: bingo, blue light on. Why? I've done nothing but damaging the shell.Re-close with the plug in, to see if any strain on the pcb was the culprit. No, everything smooth.No clue, but seems to work.Maybe something in the firmware hang.Clueless but relieved.
 

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Just happened to me. Looks like the pin inside the device has come lose.Makes me wonder about the overall build quality of the product.BTW...how good is Merimobiles with warranty replacements/repairs? I've had this thing less than a month.Been very please with it up until now...
 

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If your led is giving a single brief blink and then going dark when you plug in the charger it's because it thinks the battery is fully charged, if it is not charged, send it back and get it replaced.
 
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