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Subject: Re: "Estimated Runtime" feature.

Re: "Estimated Runtime" feature.

From: XavierGr <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 21:06:45 +0300

On 17/04/07, Paul Louden <> wrote:
> Honestly, I feel it's less useful than the percentage display.
> 10hours 35minutes remaining tells me nothing if I know my battery
> typically lasts 6 hours, and I'm not sure how long I've been using it
> (or how much charge it's lost from sitting.) Meanwhile 76% remaining
> means I know I can expect about 4 and a half hours.

Well for some targets (i.e irivers) it works like a charm and at least for
mp3 it is quite accurate.
For me it would be a pity not to have that feature in rockbox not to mention
that in the end it might become more accurate through evolution (though
maybe unlikely).
Received on 2007-04-17

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