Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: backlight turns on and off....
Re: backlight turns on and off....
From: Chris Holt <amiga2k_at_cox.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 07:29:35 -0400
On Thu, 24 Jul 2003 08:56:06 +0100, Nix wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, idc-dragon_at_gmx.de moaned:
>>> I boot the box (latest build), the box turns its lights on, I press
>>> continue and the box turns it off after 60 seconds. Or not. Or
>>> turns it on after 3 minutes and does not turn it off.
>> Are you talking about the charging screen? That one gives light when
>> it actually puts energy in the cells, which may be intermittant.
> What does flickering the light off and on like that do to the lifespan
> of the lights?
> (I'm not even sure what kind of light it is. Presumably not filament
> bulbs ;} )
They are little LEDs, they will flicker for a very very long time. :) I
remember some people doing mods on them for different colors.
Oh, here's one. Also includes an IDE activity indicator LED. (redundant
with rockbox installed, wouldn't it be?)
Received on 2003-07-24