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MikeB
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Posted - 10/24/2020 :  2:53:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anyone know if there's any issue leaving a Mini Remote plugged in via USB at all times?

In my situation it's more important that I don't have to worry about charging it.

Thanks!


jackman
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Posted - 10/24/2020 :  3:08:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's a lithium battery which don't like to be charging all the time. It will shorten the battery life. I typically charge mine every three or four months.
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MikeB
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Posted - 10/24/2020 :  3:18:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't really care about the battery life, want to leave it plugged in. Just want to make sure it won't damage the unit itself.


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oberkc
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USA
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Posted - 10/25/2020 :  03:14:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
While I can only guess about the mini remote, I have a few small gadgets that I leave plugged in for long periods of time without any problems that I notice. I don't know why the mini remote would be any different. The risk, in my mind, if any, is only to the battery.
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BLH
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Posted - 10/25/2020 :  04:19:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The battery photo in the FCC Database shows the battery has a small PC Board on it. It should be the batteries protection circuits. To prevent things like over current out, low voltage cutoff, over charging. Depending on how well it works and the remotes charging circuit design. It maybe all right.
I am not sure if I would do it myself.

Edited by - BLH on 10/25/2020 05:04:27 AM
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MikeB
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Posted - 10/25/2020 :  6:12:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys


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