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Fan remote control battery

  1. Feb 3, 2013 #1
    Hello forum,

    I have a ceiling fan with a remote control. The battery dies too quickly. There is only one IC in the little circuit board. I would like to understand where the issue is.
    Can I do that with a voltmeter? But where would I look? What approach? Where would I measure the voltage to troubleshoot it?

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 4, 2013 #2
    Unfortunatly I doubt there is much you will be able to do. It is probably just a poorly designed product. I would reach out to the manufacturer and ask for a replacement.
  4. Feb 4, 2013 #3
    Thank you.
    It does not seem a complicated device.....maybe something is drawing current and discharging the battery too fast...
    hard to tell.


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