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Old 07-17-22, 05:12 PM
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Ghost X camera charging

Can anyone share any tips or tricks about charging a Drift Ghost X battery? I bought a Ghost X several weeks ago, used it sparingly and can not seem to get the battery recharged. Help!
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pull the battery, hold down the power button as if you're trying to turn it on. Put the battery back in & try recharging.

*assuming the cable & outlet unit is in good working order.
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Thanks, I will give it a try!
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Thanks, I will give it a try!
keep us updated with the results!
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Make sure you use the short cable that came with the camera. I tried charging with a longer cable and my GhostX will not charge with it.

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I've had no issues using the long cord that came with an old external drive DVD-RW. I have used various "fast charge" wall outlet units from various smartphone brands with all positive results.
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SUCCESS! I followed your guidance and was finally able to get a full battery charge, cant thank you enough! Im back in the video camera business again😁!
Thank you thank you thank you
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SUCCESS! I followed your guidance and was finally able to get a full battery charge, cant thank you enough! Im back in the video camera business again😁!
Thank you thank you thank you
Awesome! They are good units, just that they have some weird quirks at times.
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I've had no issues using the long cord that came with an old external drive DVD-RW. I have used various "fast charge" wall outlet units from various smartphone brands with all positive results.
I dont know what was up with that long cable. It worked with other devices, just not with the GhostX. I use the short cable and a old cellphone charger and the GhostX sits nicely on top of it while plugged in to the wall.
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The only mini usb cable I have is the one that came with the camera, thats what I used. It also allows the camera to rest on the wall charger during charge. Neat package.😎
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