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Subject: Re: Battery usage indications?

Re: Battery usage indications?

From: Bradley Alexander <>
Date: 16 Oct 2002 14:07:45 -0400

On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 13:25, Josh (Norm) Audette wrote:

> <NORM>
> You said you left it in the car, but you didn't say whether you stopped
> it or not. Obviously, if you left it playing overnight, it would
> certainly drain the batteries. Also, if you pause it, instead of
> stopping it, it won't auto-shutoff, so if it was sitting there in the
> WPS with the power LED on....

I am 98% sure it was off. I also had another alarming drainage rate
story. Last Sunday, I had the unit, which I thought should be almost
charged (I hadn't charged it since the day before, but I only had about
2 hours of play time on that charge.) I had it in the car, and after a
lockup (the car was sitting still in a parking lot), I checked the
battery level, and was mildly surprised that it was at 36%. I ran some
errands, getting gas, and a couple of other things, maybe 4 or 5 songs,
and checked the battery again, and it was down to 25%.

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