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Subject: Re: External battery pack options for FMR
From: Michael O'Quinn (
Date: 2003-08-13

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Mike Holden wrote:

> I will say that 2-2.5 hours sounds very poor performance however. I
> certainly get a lot longer out of mine. How do you charge the unit? Do you
> remove the power as soon as the charge shows 100% in Rockbox? If so, leave
> it overnight, as Rockbox currently shows 100% long before the charger
> stops charging because the battery is full.

I agree. I listen to 200ish VBR and 256 CBR all the time on my player,
and I generally get 6-10 hours with 1800 MAh NiMH's. I understand the FRM
should have similar run-times.

Do you have sane setting on things that eat batteries, such as backlight
timeout and the like?


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