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Subject: Re: ipod Ogg battery life

Re: ipod Ogg battery life

From: R.L. Horn <lists_at_eastcheap.org>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 00:38:42 -0500 (CDT)

On Sat, 29 Aug 2009, John Sheahan wrote:

> I recently upgraded an older first generation ipod mini,

> Most of my music is ogg, however.
>
> That tends to draw a similar current (perhaps a ma more) most of the
> time, but spikes to 118ma for about 330ms every (about) 2.6 seconds.

> Any clues as to what the decoder could be doing here?

Probably boosting the CPU speed (Vorbis is a tad more CPU intensive than
MP3). Take a look at what's going on with the buffering thread under
"debug."
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