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Subject: Re: Battery life preservation during work breaks
From: Brent Geery (
Date: 2003-08-22

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 17:23:58 -0700, Sharon <> wrote:

> I thought turning it off for more 10 seconds of non-use was pretty
> extreme; seems like a pause would be pretty much useless if it could
> only be 10 seconds long...our supervisors talk longer than that!
> So what is the consensus on pausing or turning off for a 5-minute
> break? Sounds like pause is better?
> 10-minute break maybe turn it off?
> Aside from battery life, is it harder on the unit itself to do pause
> or to turn it off and on?

Guys... look at the damn archive and FAQ. It's in the range of
*seconds*. It's already been measured and confirmed.

BRENT - The Usenet typo king. :)

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