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Old 03-09-2009, 10:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Curve 8300. I lost my power cord for it and started using the cord I had for my old 7100g. Shortly thereafter, whether related or unrelated, I started having serious battery problems (it would die very quickly) and need to be recharged constantly.

It was the original battery that I had for almost 2 years and may have needed to be replaced anyway. But I was just curious if anyone knew of problems after using other power cords or car chargers meant for other BB models.

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I've never had any issues. I've used the same charger for a 7100, 7520, 7250, 8830, 8330, all without issues. Could just be an odd coincidence.

This may be of some help too. Maximum Battery Life - BlackBerryFAQ
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sorry this is not really an answer to your problem, but i have a curve 8310 which is not yet 3 months old and only this week the battery runs down very quickly, even with little use and after a full charge. i switch off at night and have not been using the phone/internet much at all. is this a common problem with BB batteries? will i need to buy a new battery? cheers, me dears, tabat
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2 years is about right for the battery to die. Probably just coincidence.
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I use all kinds of USB cords to charge. From my camera, my old Motorola, my GPS, my Playstation controller. I think they are all the same specification.

A defective cord could of course cause problems, but that's independent of what it originally came with.
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