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Subject: Re: Rockbox for the player
From: Psyco Dedman (psyco_at_psyco.yi.org)
Date: 2002-09-12


Another little thing i've noticed... the archos firmware uses the
battery symbol itself as a 4th bar for the indicator [which is
pretty a common thing to do for such indicators], while rockbox
only seems to use the 3 bars inside of it... IMO 4 is better than 3
for this, and is more consistent with standard ways of doing it...

Chris Pimlott wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 02:10:54PM +0100, Stuart Tedford wrote:
>
>
>>In Rockbox, the battery indicator is very accurate.
>
>
> One minor quibble - over the course of an evening testing out
> code, I was amused to notice that sometimes the the battery meter
> sometimes went back up from a lower level to a higher level (without
> being plugged in). I know that you can never really get an *exact*
> reading on the battery level but it would be nice to see the minor
> fluctuations taken care of.
>
> Perhaps we can use a different scale as change goes up and down,
> i.e. when change drops from below 3V, lower it to 2 bars and don't raise
> it to 3 bars until it climbs above 3.1V. This way, if it first reads
> 2.99 then 3.01, the meter won't flicker between 2 and 3 bars.
>
> Chris Pimlott



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