Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Trickle Charging
From: Uwe Freese (mail_at_uwe-freese.de)
Björn Stenberg wrote on Monday, December 9, 2002, 10:05:40 PM:
BS> Being the project Charger Guru, are you planning on adding some type
I hadn't planned it yet, but I can do it if you like.
BS> There is currently a problem with charging the Archos overnight. If
BS> Would it be feasible to add a small trickle charge that offsets this
Before starting to write code, I have some questions about the design.
My first thought was:
But this has a disadvantage: The batteries are not equally full the
So now I think of this:
Charging on means charging with ~300 mA, charger off means decharging
So start charging at intervals 15 sec (charge) - 45 sec (decharge) (or is
I think this should work very well and keep the batteries full.
However, the feature should be configurable (on/off), because this is
- start trickle charge after a complete charge cycle if deep discharge
So please comment these ideas. I'll then implement and test it. I think
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