Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: disable drive spindown while charger
Re: disable drive spindown while charger
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 10:28:57 +0100
Henri DAVID wrote:
> Could it be possible to have an option the would keep the harddrive on and
> spinning while charger is plugged in ?
> It would be a really nice have feature. But will this affect in a large
> amount the charging ?
It will indeed. As Uwe writes in the Battery FAQ (http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/battery-faq.html) the Archos charges at most 350mA. And as I measured yesterday, a spinning disk uses 300-350 mA. So the batteries are not charged while the disk is spinning.
-- BjörnReceived on 2003-01-10