Charging your ForceDecks (V.2)

The following information for charging your ForceDecks (V.2) plates is covered below:

Battery specifications

About your ForceDecks (V.2) battery:

Approximate battery life (from full charge): 
  • 50+ hours (FDLite and FDMax)
  • 20+ hours (FDMini)  
Approximate charge time (from empty charge):
  • 24 hours (approximately)
Charging equipment:
  • Mini-USB cable (2m)
  • USB wall adapter (optional)
Charging methods:
  • Plugged into USB port of computer
  • Plugged into USB wall adapter (mains power)
Important notes:
  • Do not charge a device if your Mini-USB cable or wall adapter are damaged.
  • While other brands of wall adapter may successfully charge your device, we recommend only using VALD supplied adapters.
  • Your ForceDecks will automatically turn off after a period of inactivity.

Note: Charging pauses after 10 hours of continuous charging in order to protect the battery from overcharging. If charging is paused then unplug the mini-USB cable and plug it back in to restart the timer.

Battery status indicators

Your ForceDecks battery will be partially charged when you receive it. The different statuses of the battery indicator are listed below:

Turned off / No charge: No Lights

Medium Battery: Amber Light

Low Battery: Red Light

Full Battery: Green Light

Charging ForceDecks

To charge your ForceDecks battery:

Plug the small end of the USB cable into the Left ForceDecks Plate 

Plug the large end of the USB cable into either:
  • The USB port of your computer
  • The USB Wall Adapter, then plug the Wall Adapter into a wall socket

We recommend the plates are turned on while charging, and if possible remove the interplate cable and charge the plates individually.

It is important to remove the plates from charge whilst testing on ForceDecks.