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Subject: Re: Still having charging problems with Rockbox in flash

Re: Still having charging problems with Rockbox in flash

From: Brian Wolven <Brian.Wolven_at_verizon.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 18:11:34 -0400

idc-dragon_at_gmx.de wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Im still having strange problems with Rockbox in flash - using todays
>> CVS with new charging screen. It charges, then goes to top-up, but
>> when I pull the power, its on 60% charge.
>>
>> Charging with Archos firmware is fine...
>>
>> Any useful info I can collect to help get to the bottom of this?
>
> What capacity do your cells have? The default of the charging algorithm
> is 1500 mAH. Remember that I don't load the settings yet. Maybe the
> discharge curve is different, the capacity "measurement" can be no more
> than an estimation.
> Rockbox tries to determine the charge time and also uses a delta method
> to stop charging, versus Archos does a "brute force" charging, I think.

I thought the battery capacity setting was only used to calculate the
remaining runtime, but I May Be Wrong (TM).
Received on 2003-07-23

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