Author Topic: GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)  (Read 721 times)

gpduser (OP)

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GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)
« on: February 08, 2018, 05:28:52 pm »
I'm so sad right now, I was playing my GPD XD and charging it and had forgotten to not use a Fast Charger. I was using my mothers. It shorted out while playing, it was also on near 0-1% at the time. I'm hope its not fully broken but I fear that it is. The screen wont turn on when I try to turn it on the green light turns on and thats it :/

What should I do?

sirp0p0

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Re: GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 06:59:52 pm »
It's probably dead. Also you should never run a lithium battery down that low. When it warns you at about 14% that's when you shut it down.

Anyway, plug it in to a safe charger and try leaving it for a while to charge. Overdischarging/overcharging is what kills lithium batteries. Causes a chemical reaction the erodes electrodes. Don't keep trying to turn it on.

It could be that the battery is just too low.
Most quick chargers should be smart enough not to put out too much voltage but the power supply in the XD just seems to dumb to tell it to stop, basically.

gpduser (OP)

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Re: GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2018, 04:05:16 pm »
So thankfully Amazon refunded me part of what I spent on the GPD XD since Squaretarade was giving me the run around with my warranty, I'm so thankful for that

So now I'm just waiting for when the GPD XD+ release, cant wait until it comes out, does anybody have any news on a possible release? lol

PsyOps

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Re: GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2018, 09:36:32 pm »
Do you have to send in gpd?

gpduser (OP)

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Re: GPD XD Bricked(Shorted during charging?)
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 02:01:07 am »
Yes I had to mail it back to Amazon. I miss it already. Got so much quality use from it