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Subject: Re: Charging problem in v. 2.0 for Archos Jukebox Recorder
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-05-04

Tim Molinaro said:
> I have mine set to "yes" as well.
> I am ok with all the estimates of the battery life, the thing that
> drives me crazy is that it seems to be actaully correct. As, I figured
> it was an estimate, and knowing that I should get maybe another 2 hours
> or so, but when it actaullys stop working when the estimate says 5-9%
> within 3 hours. That would tell me that either it is a very accurate
> estimate and something is draining the batteies, or the batteries still
> have plenty of time on them and the software is stopping the player
> based on the estimated time left of 5-9%...

The Rockbox software doesn't shut the unit down based on low batteries.
All it does is flash the battery icon as a warning. Any shutdown is due to
not having enough power.

Mike Holden

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