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Subject: Re: Gmini 220 or Jukebox FM Recorder

Re: Gmini 220 or Jukebox FM Recorder

From: Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_mackenzieoz.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 05:00:09 +1000

Does this changing of the battery capacity just refer to the IRivers or
would this change also improve battery life on a Nano running RB as well?

I am guessing not but thought it might be worth asking.

Cheers

Hamish
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Holden" <rockbox_at_mikeholden.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2006 10:07 PM
Subject: Re: Gmini 220 or Jukebox FM Recorder

> mat holton said:
>>> mat holton wrote:
>>>> Saying that, I've just bought an iriver H320 as I found one (fairly)
>>>> cheap on ebay (I still own an FMR but the headphone socket is
>>>> broken). This is an ace device and it runs rockbox. The only problem
>>>> is the battery time is only 9 hours (it was 19 on my archos)
>>>
>>> Really? Then your battery must be really bad. You should get at least
>>> 12-15 hours with Rockbox.
>>>
>>> Linus
>> Well, I'm just going by what Rockbox tells me in the info screen at the
>> moment, I'm going to properly benchmark it over the next few days.
>>
>>
>
> The runtime is actually about 18 hours or so, but due to a bug, the
> reporting of runtime hasn't been recalibrated after a big improvement of
> battery life some weeks ago (disabling the USBOTG chip, which drew lots of
> power even though it wasn't active).
>
> As a short-term workaround (pending a proper fix in the code), change your
> battery capacity from 1300 to 2600 mah in the settings screen, which
> should get you pretty close.
> --
> Mike Holden
>
>
>
Received on 2006-07-17


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