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Subject: Re: Battery FAQ #12
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-02-19


David Reis wrote:
> Is "HDD on,reading, backlight off 600 mA"
> "HDD on, backlight on, play 230mA"
> What is the difference between "play" and "reading" ??

If I recall correctly, during 'play' the disk was not accessed, i.e. it was just spinning idly. During 'reading' the disk was actively reading data into the buffer.

-- 
Björn
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