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Subject: RE: Battery usage indications?

RE: Battery usage indications?

From: Elliott, Tim <>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 12:42:34 -0700

How do you charge? Do you use rockbox or the archos FW? Also what charger do
you use?
I have been noticing that I don't seem to get as long out of my batteries
either, but I am not sure if it is a charging problem or a run problem. My
unit is less than a month old, and I have just began using rockbox. I also
just began using a Radio Shack charger.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bradley Alexander []
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: Battery usage indications?

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
> 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
> 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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