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Subject: Re: Testers wanted: up to 50% greater battery life
From: mrlipring (
Date: 2003-07-29

i could leave my fm recorder recording a stream off tv, and see when it
stops recording by the length of the file...

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Stevenson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: Testers wanted: up to 50% greater battery life

> I am interested but have a couple of questions for
> you.
> 1) How will we know the time it will switch off, I
> would intend to leave mine running overnight, since I
> use it on the train during the day (a two hours each
> way commute). I do not suppose you want us to sit and
> wait (the phrase a watched pan never boils springs to
> mind.) (Maybe add a setting that can time the number
> of hours unit is on, against battery capacity)
> 2) I have two sets of batteries running in my JBR20,
> the orginal set (1500) and a 1700 set. Which I swop
> and change using a fast charger - will this make a
> difference? Or would you want test results for both
> sets?
> 3) Will it be flash compatible, or will be need to
> ROLO to use it and will that effect the results?
> 4) Your testing would not be 'real life' based,
> people do not use their player in that way. Might be
> best to time over normal usage - more people could
> take part then. The normal stuff such as switching
> on, off, (which uses more battery power) creating
> queues and just playing with it, that way you will get
> a more realistic set of metrics.
> regards
> John
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