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Spectral 07-24-2007 07:59 AM

Sleeper Switch Location
 
The Pearl contains a switch inside that puts the unit to sleep when a magnet is in proximity. I've been trying to find the location of this switch for several days with no success.

I'm including a high-resolution image of the rear side of the Pearl. If the switch is on the front side, please let me know and I'll post a front image.

If you know where the elusive switch is, please post a marked copy of the image. Thanks in advance!


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BBGregPearl 07-24-2007 09:55 AM

It's probably right under your nose. Did you ever think to take a little magnet to the phone to see where it might be?

BCollins521 07-24-2007 10:03 AM

It's in the front of the bottom of the phone...I added a magnet to a Gameboy Micro case that I had and it put it to sleep without any problems

KeithO 07-24-2007 10:42 AM

I just tried with one of those 1" magnets used to stick papers to metallic white boards etc. If I centre the magnet over the M/9 key, it puts the Pearl to sleep instantly. As soon as I move the magnet away, it wakes up.

So I'm guessing the sensor switch is under this key :-)

BBGregPearl 07-24-2007 11:01 AM

Good call. Way to take a step forward to get the magnet!


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