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Subject: Re: peak meter battery consumption ?

Re: peak meter battery consumption ?

From: langhaarrocker <phil_at_x-phobie.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 21:32:44 +0100

On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 16:21:18 +0100, "Henri DAVID" <hdavid_at_mail.com>
wrote:

>Hi,
>
>does anyone has an idea of peak meter battery consumption in HiPerf and
>Normal modes ?

High performance mode keeps the cpu more busy and communicates with
the MAS chip more frequently. Maybe that alone is not so much of a
problem. But while the jukebox is loading data from disc and
bitswapping it, this 'steals' precious time from these tasks. That in
turn makes the disc spin longer than necessary - which I consider much
more problematic than the additional power consumption of the peak
meter itself.
I haven't done real measurements how much this affects the life span
of the batteries. Any volunteers?

Phil
Received on 2002-10-29

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