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Subject: Re: Battery Life: Need I Replace?

Re: Battery Life: Need I Replace?

From: Leonard Morris <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 08:06:26 +0800

I too only get about 89% for a fully charged battery. .
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kane Brolin" <>
To: "Rockbox Users Mailing List" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 6:16 AM
Subject: Battery Life: Need I Replace?

> Hi.
> I've noticed that even when Rockbox is otherwise operating quite
> nicely, my iPod is not charging to a stated battery life of 100% or
> anywhere near it.
> Sometimes I use the Apple firmware, while at other times I'm using
> Rockbox. Whenever Rockbox is set to be iPod's default player, I set
> the Battery option so that a recharge is supposed to be happening
> whenever the iPod is plugged into its host PC's USB port. With
> iTunes, this recharge happens as a matter of course.
> But whenever I unplug my iPod and immediately check battery status,
> the most charge I ever note is 86% or perhaps 87%, regardless of how
> many hours the unit has been charging.
> Does this point to a dying battery? I noticed that a few months ago,
> shortly after purchasing the iPod, that it would show charge
> percentages in the upper 90s right after a recharge.
> It will be helpful to know this, since still I have a little time left
> on my warranty with Apple and could get a replacement battery at no
> charge if I have a real problem. If my problem is software-related or
> settings-related, I can fix this myself without the inconvenience of
> having to send the unit in.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> -Kane
Received on 2008-02-10

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