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Subject: Re: "Estimated Runtime" feature.

Re: "Estimated Runtime" feature.

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 21:37:31 +0200

Paul Louden wrote:
> Though frankly I'm surprised it's needed even there. Anyone with the
> technical knowledge care to give a summary (I'm not doubting that it
> is needed, I'm just curious why, does it have to do with the
> difficulty measuring the voltage?)

It has to do with how long it would take to charge the batteries. The
charging current in the Recorder is a little too low to depend on a
negative delta for speed charging, so we have to have a timeout as well.
This timeout is calculated from the battery capacity.

Linus
Received on 2007-04-17


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