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Subject: Re: Batteries and Charging
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-08-04


BlueChip wrote:

> The Archos charging algorithm certainly produces better results than
> Rockbox ...although be careful as it will say "charged" for 20mins or
> so, and then go back to "charging" which is NOT good for nimh batteries.

The Rockbox algorithm is going great lengths to ensure that the
batteries aren't overcharged. This might unfortunately charge the
batteries somewhat less than the original, especially if you recharge
the batteries when they are warm, like if you continue an interrupted
charge cycle.

Linus

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