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Subject: Sansa

Sansa

From: Jon <asdf111_at_mchsi.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 20:49:15 -0600

    When are you going to have something for Sansa E260? This thing is a
huge POS and all I want to do is play music on it so if you can make it just
a player with no other nonsense that's great too.

    Thank you very much,

        Jon

----- Original Message -----
From: "mat" <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: iPod Battery Life

> Oh, that's not good...I hope my missis doesn't find out this. Thankfully,
> It's unlikely. But now I feel guilty...maybe I should change it back?
>
> Peter C. Gravelle wrote:
>> My Nano's 8-9 hour (14+ hour is spec-ed by Apple) battery life agrees.
>> Not as bad a drop off as the HD-based players (by percentage), but
>> still, not good.
>>
>> On 12/15/06, mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Is this true for the nano as well?
>>>
>>> Mark Fiorucci wrote:
>>> > Oh I blame apple. And of course they wouldn't release the info. It
>>> sucks tho because it's hard to justify using Rockbox when I'm going to
>>> lose 1/2 of my battery life.
>>> >
>>> > -----Original Message-----
>>> > From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
>>> [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Jonas H
>>> > Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:09 PM
>>> > To: Rockbox
>>> > Subject: Re: iPod Battery Life
>>> >
>>> > desowin wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> It's sad but rockbox isn't optimised for battery usage on iPod (it
>>> >> gets about half battery life comparitively to original firmware),
>>> >> while on some other targets it beats original firmware with
>>> battery life.
>>> >>
>>> >
>>> > The problem here is that there is no available documentation for
>>> the important parts of the Ipod. This means that the developers are to a
>>> large degree in the blind about how to operate the chips. The result is
>>> that some parts of the Ipod are most likely in an "awake" state,
>>> consuming power, when they really should be turned off and the
>>> developers practically no idea how to turn them off. Finding out these
>>> details by reverse-engineering the Apple firmware is a hard and very
>>> time-consuming job and not something a lot of the developers are very
>>> keen on doing.
>>> >
>>> > So you can really only blame Apple and PortalPlayer for using and
>>> producing chips with no documentation.
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > Jonas H
>>> > rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
>>> >
>>> > --
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>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
Received on 2006-12-21


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