Charging

  • Note:  Using a computer (especially a laptop) to charge a Zapper can sometimes be problematic.  Depending on the computer's power settings, power to the USB port may be shut off after a short period of idleness, prematurely stopping the "charging cycle".  An independent power supply (i.e., like a cell phone charger) is recommended.

  • To charge the Longevity Zapper, use the USB cable that came with the unit or a compatible one thereof. Insert the one end (mini-B) into the mating connector on the side of the unit. Plug the other end (USB-A) into a computer USB port or 5VDC charging adaptor.

 

  • When connected, the LEDs on the right side of the Longevity Zapper should sequence.

 

  • If the lights do not begin to sequence immediately, it may be that the batteries are discharged to a level such that the microprocessor cannot start the high-level charging cycle, or there is no power at the source.

 

  • If there is power at the source, the unit is trickle charging and at some point, the batteries will recover to a level that the charging cycle can begin.

 

  • Give the unit a few minutes of trickle charge and then push the Green On/Off button to start the charging cycle (the lights will start to sequence). If the batteries are seriously discharged (expected after a long period of storage), the unit may have to trickle charge for thirty or more minutes before pressing the “On/Off” button will have the desired effect.

 

  • After about eight hours you may note that only two lights are sequencing, this is normal and it indicates that the unit is now in a lower-level charging mode.

 

  • After about sixteen hours of charge the lights will go out indicating the completion of the charging cycle.

 

  • It is recommended that the unit is charged a full-cycle for each 3-days of use.

 

  • The Zapper is mostly charged after about 8 hours of charging.