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Subject: RE: iPod Video 30GB Battery Life
RE: iPod Video 30GB Battery Life
I actually noticed the 89% issue yesterday as I made a point of checking the
battery life before I started playing. I had charged the iPod from the USB
port for about 3 hours beforehand. I disabled the EQ, crossfeed and
dithering and got about 90 minutes of listening before I decided to turn in
for the night. Battery level at that time was 62%.
Regarding battery life I noticed if I have 89% after a full charge if I play
the Ipod for say about ten minutes and turn it off and turn it back on the
battery life percentage drops considerably to something like 72%.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kane Brolin" <kbrolin65_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:48 AM
Subject: Re: iPod Video 30GB Battery Life
> Hello to Hussein and all other contributors.
> I personally get slightly more than eight hours of battery life out of
> my own 30 GB fifth generation iPod. This is adequate from my
> perspective, but I do find it strange that in the beginning I was
> always maxing out at 96% to 98% of available battery life (11 to 12
> hours) immediately following a charge, whereas now I'm maxing out at
> 86% to 88%, or 8 to 9 hours of stated life even after a charge of
> several hours. I don't know if this means a slowly dying battery or
> not, but it does leave me with some concern.
> Rob, what exactly do you mean by making sure unused hardware is
> asleep? What values do you specify in your settings to make this
Received on 2008-02-14
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