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Subject: Re: Use SLEEP instruction for longer (?) runtime
From: Simon ElÚn (simel346_at_student.liu.se)
Date: 2003-01-22


Andrew Jamieson wrote:
> Yep. About 10mA on the nose, and this difference is true both whilst
> playing music and idle. I'd be interested to see what the difference
> was without the busy LED.

For a theoretical saving of max 20 mA and the simplest possible
implementation, that's still quite good. What Archos model are you testing
on?

I've posted new firmware at http://www.cyd.liu.se/~simel346/ that doesn't
fiddle with the LED. I assumed it would be insignificant in comparison to
the CPU:s power consumption, but now I see figures like 5 mA being mentioned
in other threads...

--
Simon ElÚn



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