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#269655 - 2017-11-10 07:56 MSR Very Short Battery Life
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KeithAS Offline
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Thought I would replace my old remote with a new one I had and it is chewing through the battery life overnight.
Any ideas guys what’s happening?
Cheers.


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#269656 - 2017-11-10 08:08 Re: MSR Very Short Battery Life [Re: KeithAS]
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Is it possible that you have a button that is sticking on thus draining the battery.


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#269664 - 2017-11-10 10:52 Re: MSR Very Short Battery Life [Re: Jon Raines]
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To check for a sticky button, take a cell phone camera and point it at the front of the remote. You will see the IR flasher with the camera. If you see no flash, then you don't have a sticky button (at this moment) You will see the flash when you press a button. Keep checking from time to time to see of you indeed have a sticky button.


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#269872 - 2017-11-14 21:06 Re: MSR Very Short Battery Life [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
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Mine does the same I just take the battery's out, but I will now look for sticky buttons


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