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Does not power up - battery indicator blinks amber 3 times on pushing power button


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The blinks usually mean low battery. Did you connect your power cord and try starting up. Or if you have a different problem. Do as follows
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  • Disconnect battery and connect only the power source
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  • Disconnect power source and connect only the battery
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  • Connect both and test if the battery is charging up
This will help us know if there is an issue with the battery or the power adapter.
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