Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)
Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)
From: vincent <vinnroc_at_optonline.net>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2004 10:10:30 -0500
Would this include usb?
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From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: Re: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (BlueChip)
> > > 1. Rockbox has some quite tricky battery algorithms. Even still, I
> > > never leave it leave it plugged permanently, as by their chemical
> > > batteries prefer the drain-recharge cycle and not to do it any more
> > > necessary. See batteryuniversity.com for (too much) detail. And I
> > > certainly _never_ do it with the native Archos firmware.
> >I leave my archos rockbox plugged in all the time. Am I putting my
> >at risk?
> No, not the machine, just the efficiency of the battery. Batteries are
> fairly readily replaceable.
> I suppose one could argue that leaving it plugged all the time keeps it
> and shortens the lifespan of the components - but I don't think it would
> a helpful argument.
Received on 2004-12-07