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Subject: Re[2]: Flashed FM Recorder

Re[2]: Flashed FM Recorder

From: Uwe Freese <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 11:35:45 +0200

Hello Björn,

Björn Stenberg wrote on Monday, September 22, 2003, 11:39:51 PM:

BS> Roy Horton wrote:
>> the charging screen says 100% - which matches the rockbox charging
>> percent when I F1-Boot, but when I unplug the recorder, the level
>> goes down to about 8% and then slowly goes back up...

BS> This is because the code had a limiter that only allows the battery level to rise 1% per minute.

BS> Today I removed this limiter, to allow faster rise times. It appears especially with a flashed rom, the battery voltage is not stable until some time after boot. Limiting the rise time meant the
BS> unit would keep displaying the unstable (typically too low) value for a long time.

I suggest only to "disable" the limiter for the first 5 minutes after
booting. I think in general, the limiter should remain. Without it,
the level goes much up and down, resulting in users who are irritated
by that.

Bye, Uwe.
Received on 2003-09-25

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