Tips keyboard battery and charging

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kcarter3, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. kcarter3

    kcarter3 Active Member
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    I just recieved my dock and i have a question...if tab is connected to dock and i turn tab off is the dock still on...i dont see a off switch and no directions. i don't want it to drain if im not using it. i did a search for aswer and didn't find. maybe wording question wrong.
     

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    As fas as I can tell, the dock only sends power to the tab when the tab asks for it, so if the pad is off, so is the KB.
     
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  3. kcarter3

    kcarter3 Active Member
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    thats what i needed to know....thx alot
     
  4. AutobahnSHO

    AutobahnSHO Well-Known Member
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    But if you leave the tablet off it will still slowly lose battery charge- whether it's docked on the keyboard or not. But when it's docked it WILL slowly drain the keyboard.

    Usually not a big deal, but if you leave the tablet off a day or two it can drain 20% of the dock, on mine at least. So if I turn the tablet off, I undock it.
     
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  5. kcarter3

    kcarter3 Active Member
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    ok thanks good idea
     
  6. kcarter3

    kcarter3 Active Member
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    i have to say...i like this site better than others. i get answers in a timely manner and without insults. thanks again
     

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