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Subject: Re: turn off/keep on playing
From: Vincent Kargatis (lartis_at_ath.forthnet.gr)
Date: 2002-11-20


From: "Nanne Huiges" <nanne_at_fmf.nl>
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 3:49 PM
> I remebered that there was a discussion on what was best for you
> batteries: keep on playing, or shutting down the unit (or: how long
"not
> playing" is the break even for shutting down...)
>
> obvuisly it doesn't help shutting down the unit if you just want to
stop
> for 3 secs, and likewise for playing if you'll listen again after a
couple
> of hours...so, what's the breaking point... (does pause cost xtra
> batterys?)

Hm, I think the break-even point's in the neighborhood of ~10 minutes,
but I'm sure someone else can provide or point to the data...

--
Vincent Kargatis
np: David Thomas & the Two Pale Boys - "Nobody Knows"  (Meadville)



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