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Old 12-03-2006, 03:32 PM   #1
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They only thing that really is kind of annoying with this unit. Is that to turn the unit off you have to hold down the switch for too many seconds. I know this has been discussed before. My question was if anyone thinks this will be resolved with a software update? Or will we have to wait for the second generation Stiletto.
 
 
 
Old 12-03-2006, 03:34 PM   #2
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They only thing that really is kind of annoying with this unit. Is that to turn the unit off you have to hold down the switch for too many seconds. I know this has been discussed before. My question was if anyone thinks this will be resolved with a software update? Or will we have to wait for the second generation Stiletto.
What's wrong with it?? A quick click = sleep, long click = off. Works fine for me. My only problem was getting used to coming out of lock mode and not putting my unit to sleep.
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What's wrong with it?? A quick click = sleep, long click = off. Works fine for me. My only problem was getting used to coming out of lock mode and not putting my unit to sleep.
I second that BMF, a minor annoyance, but overall this is a great unit! The home dock is key for getting the most of the Stiletto for anyone out there on the fence.
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What's wrong with it?? A quick click = sleep, long click = off. Works fine for me. My only problem was getting used to coming out of lock mode and not putting my unit to sleep.
A long click you say for off. More like a long hold. At least ten seconds of holding it down to turn it off. Nothing is wrong with it. Just annoying. Again...Does anyone think they can improve the hold down time with a software update. The manual says you have to hold it down for five seconds. Even that would be more reasonable. Don't get me wrong. Please. A side from that this is a great unit.
 
 
 
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Well the manual says to hold it down for 5 seconds, but on mine that is just not true. You do and indeed have to hold it down for 10 seconds or more. It certainly isn't the easiest device to turn off. You hold it down release and it comes back on. Hold it down, release and it comes back on... There was one time when I was so frustrated because I was in a hurry, I just yanked the battery, but then the darn thing powers up again. So you can't win. It is an annoyance for sure! I think this is hardware related though so I doubt an update can fix it, but what do I know? LOL
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A long click you say for off. More like a long hold. At least ten seconds of holding it down to turn it off. Nothing is wrong with it. Just annoying. Again...Does anyone think they can improve the hold down time with a software update. The manual says you have to hold it down for five seconds. Even that would be more reasonable. Don't get me wrong. Please. A side from that this is a great unit.
I've never had to hold mine down for 10 seconds. Maybe 4-5 seconds at most.
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I've never had to hold mine down for 10 seconds. Maybe 4-5 seconds at most.
That is because you got the badmotherfarker version and we all got the crappy ones. LOL
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That is because you got the badmotherfarker version and we all got the crappy ones. LOL
Are you sure you're thinking 10 seconds?? Try an experiment... hold yours down and count doing the 1- mississippi- 2 mississippi- 3.... No way you get to 10.

I just turned mine off and I got to 3 mississippi.
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Are you sure you're thinking 10 seconds?? Try an experiment... hold yours down and count doing the 1- mississippi- 2 mississippi- 3.... No way you get to 10.

I just turned mine off and I got to 3 mississippi.
Okay, I will try that, maybe I am holding it down too long. I am listening to a recorded program now, but when I am done I'll try it out and let you know.
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Yup, I got the BMF version as well. It only takes 5 seconds to shut down on mine. 10 seconds would be a total drag when I'm late for work. (Which is just about every day.)

Most of the time I just put it to sleep. In the odd event that I don't have the unit plugged in for the 18 hours or whatever it is that automatically shuts the unit down, I just let it take care of it's self.

The thing that buggs me more than shut down time, is the 90 seconds it takes to boot up after a full shut down. THAT's what I'd like them to be able to improve. I can't picture it happening till the next unit is released though.
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Well the manual says to hold it down for 5 seconds, but on mine that is just not true. You do and indeed have to hold it down for 10 seconds or more. It certainly isn't the easiest device to turn off. You hold it down release and it comes back on. Hold it down, release and it comes back on... There was one time when I was so frustrated because I was in a hurry, I just yanked the battery, but then the darn thing powers up again. So you can't win. It is an annoyance for sure! I think this is hardware related though so I doubt an update can fix it, but what do I know? LOL
Yeah. I kind of had a feeling it was hardware as well. Just kind of hoping maybe it was a software thing. Anyhow I can certainly live with it. Thanks for your opinion though. I'm still very happy with the unit. BMF is lucky to have it work as the manual states.
 
 
 
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Yup, I got the BMF version as well. It only takes 5 seconds to shut down on mine. 10 seconds would be a total drag when I'm late for work. (Which is just about every day.)

Most of the time I just put it to sleep. In the odd event that I don't have the unit plugged in for the 18 hours or whatever it is that automatically shuts the unit down, I just let it take care of it's self.

The thing that buggs me more than shut down time, is the 90 seconds it takes to boot up after a full shut down. THAT's what I'd like them to be able to improve. I can't picture it happening till the next unit is released though.
I'm with you- this is the first time I've actually turned my unit off in at least 2 weeks or so and that was only because I needed to use the small battery. I never turn it off.
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Yeah. I kind of had a feeling it was hardware as well. Just kind of hoping maybe it was a software thing. Anyhow I can certainly live with it. Thanks for your opinion though. I'm still very happy with the unit. BMF is lucky to have it work as the manual states.
Where did you get your unit?? Is it under warranty?? Something like this would scare me a little bit knowing a thing or two about computers/operating systems.
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Yup, I got the BMF version as well. It only takes 5 seconds to shut down on mine. 10 seconds would be a total drag when I'm late for work. (Which is just about every day.)

Most of the time I just put it to sleep. In the odd event that I don't have the unit plugged in for the 18 hours or whatever it is that automatically shuts the unit down, I just let it take care of it's self.

The thing that buggs me more than shut down time, is the 90 seconds it takes to boot up after a full shut down. THAT's what I'd like them to be able to improve. I can't picture it happening till the next unit is released though.
The boot up time is long, but I figure it is like the operating system on your computer. That's just the time it takes for the interface to boot up. Considering all the cool features I'm OK with the wait. I try to remember to turn it on a little a head of time for when I want to start listening. I really don't want to complain. It absolutely blows my ipod shuffle out of the water.
 
 
 
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The boot up time is long, but I figure it is like the operating system on your computer. That's just the time it takes for the interface to boot up. Considering all the cool features I'm OK with the wait. I try to remember to turn it on a little a head of time for when I want to start listening. I really don't want to complain. It absolutely blows my ipod shuffle out of the water.
The boot up time on mine is long as well. Easily 10 mississippis.
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