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Subject: Re: battery measurement

Re: battery measurement

From: Psyco Dedman <psyco_at_psyco.yi.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 22:55:10 -0700

The voltage is shown in one of the debug menus

Tjerk Schuringa wrote:
> --- Uwe Freese <mail_at_uwe-freese.de> wrote:
>
>
>>The battery status (percentage) is only calculated by the voltage of
>>the battery. So if it jumps up and down, the voltage of your battery
>>jumped up and down.
>
>
> Maybe it would be a better idea to just give the raw voltage of the battery.
> The percentage does not give a good indication of the actual time left as this
> is dependent on so many factors. I used to have a cellfone (ahem, Sagem) that
> would give the actual voltage, and that was great. I now have a Motorola and it
> says "40%" for days and then all of a sudden it conks out on me "LoBatt".
>
> T.J.
>
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Received on 2002-09-19

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