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Subject: Re: Bug: Battery Charging with low voltage

Re: Bug: Battery Charging with low voltage

From: Dan Richardson <>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:26:22 -0500

I see the same problem Matthias does, with one of my two JBRs.

> Question: Is your power plug switched with the car ignition (most are)?

Mine is hardwired to the battery.

> My advice is do NOT turn deep discharge on because that causes RockBox

Deep discharge has no effect on the issue on my JBR.
I've walked through every permutation of charging setting.
No joy.

> Again, if your power is switched by the ignition, RockBox's battery
> coddling algorithm is not very quick to start charging nor at all
> aggressive in its charging.

Rockbox's algorithm is not aggressive enough.
It works for some JBR V1s, but not for all.
Received on 2005-01-31

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