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Subject: Re: Question from Blind user about Battery and making files/folders speak

Re: Question from Blind user about Battery and making files/folders speak

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2006-06-09

Sarai wrote:
> Hi guys:
> I'm using a Studio 20 GB recorder made by Archos and thanks to Rock
> boxes pages, plus another much more detailed page by Bryan Hartman (I
> think.) I now have songs and folders talking using the Paul voice that
> came w/ my Kurzweil OCR software. I've noticed that ever sense I've done
> this, my player's battery status as well as time seem to fluxuate. It
> will be at 70 percent, then 42, then 60, etc. This can take place w/ in
> the span of a few minutes to a couple of hours. Not sure if what I did
> puts drain on the battery, or maybe Rockbox isn't reporting the status
> correctly. Any suggestions?

It could be that either your batteries are going weak, or your battery
connectors.

It could also be that the disk is used more, as it loads the .talk files
and the voice file ever so often. The battery readings are unaccurate
when the disk is in use.

Linus
Received on Fri Jun 9 07:27:02 2006


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