Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: strange charging
From: Scrambler (thescrambler0_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2003-01-18


I've seen some strange battery levels too. Like when
the USB is connected, then disconnected. The batery
level reads very low. I turn it off, then back on,
then sometimes it's high. But when I turn it on, and
it's low, I check out the Info menu, and every minute
or so It'll go up a notch for quite a while.

Tom

--- Bryce Benton <me_at_brycebenton.com> wrote:
> i'll test it the way you mentioned when i drive home
> for lunch in about 4
> hours.
>
> this morning, on the way in to work, i turned on the
> rockbox, and noted
> that the charge was at 47. then i turned the jbr
> off, in order to see if it
> would charge when the unit was turned off.
> (actually, i forgot to turn on
> the charger until i was about a minute or two away
> from work.)
>
> so it was plugged in and "charging" (i guess) for
> about a minute or two,
> not more. there was no charging icon nor automatic
> powerup. then when i got
> to work, i turned the jbr back on and the charge
> said 55 and then went up
> to 56 not long after that (i didn't plug it into
> anything). now, after
> having been at work for about 10 minutes, the charge
> reads 60 (i still
> haven't plugged it into anything, nor used it,
> except to turn it on... i
> haven't played any music nor browsed into any dirs).
>
> could it be that the lighter socket charger's plug
> is not deep enough? it's
> very loose and falls out easily if bumped.
>
> as i mentioned above, i'll test it in a few hours
> and send the results.
> thank you very much.
>
> --bryce

__________________________________________________
Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now.
http://mailplus.yahoo.com



Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa