batt life 305

6 messages
30/09/2012 at 18:49

my 1 year old 305 seems to be losing batt life, its hard to judge but its lasting approx  4/5 hours, any suggestions

 

30/09/2012 at 18:59

Run faster then you get home in time!

30/09/2012 at 19:19
Try a soft reset? Or replace the battery?
30/09/2012 at 19:24
Battery replacement on the 305 is high on impossible.

Set it to "Smart Record".
01/10/2012 at 06:56

If it is a real problem, return it to Garmin, and they will send you a refrubished model (to all intents and purposes brand new) - costs about £50.

Other option is a guy in the states who advertises on ebay - cheaper at about £30, and a better battery, but don't get the guarantees and there is a chance he'll break the beeper - quite upfront about it on his page.

 

Uzi
02/10/2012 at 11:18

Thats what I was getting with mine after around 2 years. Be honest and sell it on Ebay then buy a 310xt with 20 hours battery life. Sorted! You will get around £100 for your 305.

Good luck.


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