Operation without battery (GTA02)

Olivier Berger oberger at ouvaton.org
Fri Jul 18 09:22:56 CEST 2008

"Jeffrey Malone" <ieatlint at tehinterweb.com> writes:

> I've actually been able to run the phone without a battery.  I booted it,
> plugged in the wall charger, and removed the battery.
> It sat working for an indefinite period of time, while registered to the GSM
> network and with GPS and wifi on (I was testing to see if removing the
> battery could aid GPS).
> Using USB from a computer failed to provide enough charge.  In fact, I
> noticed last night that while running 2007.2 with GSM and wifi on, the phone
> was not able to actually charge from USB.  It was in a "charging" state,
> drawing power from the USB port.  But it was insufficient to counter the
> actual power usage of the phone, and its battery level would very slowly
> drop (about 1% every half hour).

That's fairly consistant to what's explained at :

My 2 cents,
Olivier BERGER 
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