do anyone of you charge the g6's battery

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by jchen, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. jchen
    OP

    jchen GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    3
    Jul 10, 2006
    United States
    did the g6 team ever stated how often you should charge the battery. i know the bars in the main menu represent your ds's battery. there is no indicator for the actual g6 battery. i charge my g6 8hrs a month, is that too much or too little, i dont know.
     
  2. tama_mog

    tama_mog Kupo

    Member
    2
    May 6, 2006
    United States
    it sounds fine to me. I did that with my g6 3rd gen and the same with my lite since god knows when.....the battery has been fine. The thing charges if you play regularly too.
     
  3. Obusa

    Obusa Member

    Newcomer
    2
    Jun 7, 2006
    United States
    i don't charge mine, i just use software reset before i turn off my ds so nothing is hanging around in the sram.
     
  4. tama_mog

    tama_mog Kupo

    Member
    2
    May 6, 2006
    United States
    that would be fine granted the game supports soft reset. For example you can never do that on mario kart ds.
     
  5. nunofgs

    nunofgs GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    1
    Mar 16, 2006
    wait, I thought the bars were the g6 battery?
     
  6. beedog19

    beedog19 GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    1
    Feb 4, 2006
    United States
    Sunny Southern California
    Never have activly charged my g6 and doubt i will unless i start having problems with it. It has worked perfectly so far and as said above it charges itself when the you play on the ds so I doubt that it's even necessary.
     
  7. Hypnotoad

    Hypnotoad GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    2
    Jul 6, 2006
    United States
    Space.
    I haven't really went out of my way to charge mine, I just leave it plugged in the usb port for an extra 45 - 60 minutes from time to time.
     
  8. outphase

    outphase Custom title

    Member
    2
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    No, those are the equivalent of the green LED on your DS.

    I have never "charged" the g6 battery extra, mainly because people were misled about it to begin with. The internal SRAM battery has a usage life of ~2 years.
     
  9. Deaddy

    Deaddy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    2
    Oct 10, 2004
    Canada
    I thought they fixed Mario Kart so soft reset worked. I have never tried it myself.
     
  10. tama_mog

    tama_mog Kupo

    Member
    2
    May 6, 2006
    United States
    Have not, tried with 4.3a.
     
  11. Stormingsoul

    Stormingsoul Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    1
    Jul 29, 2006
    Netherlands
    How can they be the same as your green led?

    Someone said there was only a Full, and Low battery mode in the DS, so no compat. for a bar that shows 90%..80% by stripes?
     
  12. Obusa

    Obusa Member

    Newcomer
    2
    Jun 7, 2006
    United States
    it's a misleading/useless icon, as it can't do anything more than your green/red LED can.
     
  13. sambobuk

    sambobuk Member

    Newcomer
    1
    Aug 20, 2006
    New Zealand
    so wait, you have to charge it? How do you do that? Does it automatically charge when you plug it into the USB holder thingy?
     
  14. tama_mog

    tama_mog Kupo

    Member
    2
    May 6, 2006
    United States
    Yes read the the various posts and the above comments AND the instructions that came with your g6 lite. You charge it by plugging it into the usb burner or while playing games.
     
Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice