[GeoStL] Re: e trex power problems

  • From: "BottomFeeder" <BottomFeeder@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 07:54:19 -0500

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Dunno if this is related in any way to your problem, but I ran across
the following thread in he gc.com forums about spontaneous shutdowns on
the etrex Vistas.....

http://ubbx.groundspeak.com/6/ubb.x?a=tpc&s=5726007311&f=7116058331&m=37
960756


     -= Russ =- (BottomFeeder)

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> [mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jerome Reed
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 11:42 AM
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [GeoStL] e trex power problems
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> While floating the Huzzah and Courtois rivers the past two 
> days, I decided to take my e trex Legend along to track my 
> progress.  I had it strapped to the deck of my kayak.  After 
> the day warmed up it started turning itself off.  I put in 
> fresh batteries although the ones in it were not dead and it 
> continued to do this.  I decided to turn it on again and 
> watch it while I ate lunch, then I saw it give a warning that 
> "The external power source was disconnected and it would shut 
> off in thirty seconds."  I brought it home, turned it on and 
> it stayed on.  Next day it did the same thing!  The unit was 
> never wet but was fully exposed to sunlight and was very warm 
> (Me too!).  Has anyone else had this problem?  Thanks.  Jerome
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