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Old 04-10-2012, 04:23 PM
AZImmortal AZImmortal is offline
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I've had the player since 2006 or 2007 and I've never changed the battery. I wasn't sure if 13 hours was abnormally low for a battery this old, but if that's about what you're getting, then I guess I'll just live with it. Regarding turning on the screen while testing the runtime, the Rockbox wiki (http://www.rockbox.org/wiki/BatteryRuntime) has this to say:

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The best method for determining if the device is still on (if this cannot be determined by looking at it) is to listen briefly at the headphones. Pressing a button will light up the backlight and this is a considerable power use.
I'm not sure how much of an effect me turning on the screen had, but I might try benching the battery a few more times without turning on the screen to see what happens. The battery is fully charged now and Rockbox is reporting a 100% charge.

Last edited by AZImmortal; 04-10-2012 at 04:30 PM.
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