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Subject: Re: charging question.

Re: charging question.

From: mathew holton <mathew.holton_at_zirconsoftware.co.uk>
Date: 2006-04-05

Cheers for the advice Bluechip and Manuel.

I've unplugged and am excitedly keeping an eye on Debug->Runtime!!

Rockbox even makes the battery of an mp3 player more interesting :-)

Manuel Dejonghe wrote:
> On 4/5/06, mathew holton <mathew.holton@zirconsoftware.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> 1. Is this now fully charged?
>>
>
> on recFM, charging is done in hardware, nothing rockbox can do wrong,
> so yes, I suppose it is.
>
>
>> 2. As it shows 100% does that mean, it's no longer charging?
>>
>
> hum. I think so.
>
>
>> 3. Should a lithium iron (I think that's what it is) be charged for,
>> like, 16 hours, to avoid harming it if it's new?
>>
>
> Well, these kinds of values "at least 16h" certainly do not count for
> intelligent chargers like the archos is. The circuit is able to detect
> whether the batttery is full or not.
>
>
>> I ask this because I really want to see if I get the full 19hours usage!
>>
>
> If your battery capacity setting is correct (as you said), then the
> 19h prognosis should be right. The fact it charged in 6 hours just
> lets me think it's been in a good shape when you got it.
>
> ~lImbus
>
>
>
Received on Wed Apr 5 12:59:58 2006


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