blink AUX or power light while suspended?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Mon Aug 31 19:01:28 CEST 2009

On 8/31/09, Steven ** <montgoss+openmokocommunity at> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Rask Ingemann
> Lambertsen<ccc94453 at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 11:06:24PM +0200, arne anka wrote:
>>> > This post in that same thread mentions that leaving an LED on would
>>> > halve the battery life while suspended:
>>> what it says is, _blinking_ would halve it, since blinking would mean
>>> resume/suspend/resume/suspend ...
>>   No, leaving it permanently lit would approximately halve battery life.
>> Suspend current is around 8 mA, AUX LED current is around 6 mA (GTA02
>> revision 6)[1].
>> --
>> Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
> Is that halving the theoretical suspend time (I thought someone was
> claiming a suspend life on about 100 hours) or the real suspend time?
> If we're talking about reducing suspend time to 50 hours, I'd be fine
> with that.  Honestly, I don't think it'd be that much of an issue as I
> would not expect that LED to be on for long.  The point of lighting
> the LED would be to get my attention if I was away from my phone when
> a call or sms came in.  Obviously the LED would be cleared once I
> checked the event.  So, for my usage, I wouldn't expect that LED to
> ever be lit for more than 30 minutes.
> -Steven
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On GTA02A5 litting AUX LED will reduce suspend time about 10 times (8
mA suspend current, 50 mA LED current)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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