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Old 04-26-2008, 06:48 PM
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Default Data connection without charging?

I connect my S618F to PCs repeatedly throughout the day to transfer songs and data. I would like to avoid the constant charging to minimize battery wear and tear. Is this even possible? Perhaps a modified USB cable without the +5v line? Or some kind of adaptor?

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Old 04-26-2008, 10:10 PM
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I don't think charging puts wear and tear on the battery, li-ion batteries are ALWAYS degrading, even if they are sitting somewhere for a long time, it's still degrading.

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Old 04-26-2008, 11:27 PM
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Evan_, here is a post about Li-ion battery, and hopefully, it will help out: http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum...ad.php?t=24466.
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