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Subject: Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)

Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)

From: vincent <vinnroc_at_optonline.net>
Date: 2004-12-07

Would this include usb?
----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)

>
> > > 1. Rockbox has some quite tricky battery algorithms. Even still, I
would
> > > never leave it leave it plugged permanently, as by their chemical
nature,
> > > batteries prefer the drain-recharge cycle and not to do it any more
than
> >is
> > > necessary. See batteryuniversity.com for (too much) detail. And I
would
> > > certainly _never_ do it with the native Archos firmware.
> >
> >I leave my archos rockbox plugged in all the time. Am I putting my
machine
> >at risk?
>
> No, not the machine, just the efficiency of the battery. Batteries are
> fairly readily replaceable.
>
> I suppose one could argue that leaving it plugged all the time keeps it
hot
> and shortens the lifespan of the components - but I don't think it would
be
> a helpful argument.
>
> BC
>
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