[WikiReader] Battery Life
jcolbert at netins.net
Sat Dec 12 06:30:41 CET 2009
Alkaline, the original energizer batteries that came with the device. I
may have some NiMH batteries lying around somewhere, but I don't have
any AAA lithium polymer nor a suitable charger.
Alex Teiche wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Jeff <jcolbert at netins.net
> <mailto:jcolbert at netins.net>> wrote:
> I just burned through the 2nd set of batteries with my wikireader in a
> month and a half. I know I have averaged less than 15 minutes a day of
> on time, so I am getting no where near the 90 hours of battery life
> advertised. Don't know if I have a bad one, or if the code needs
> Anyone else notice the battery life has not been so good?
> I don't have a WikiReader, but are you using Alkaline or Lithium
> batteries? The voltage of Alkali based batteries will decrease over
> time, so that often they will not be able to power an electronic
> device even though they are not fully discharged. Lithium batteries
> are best for things like the WikiReader because the voltage stays
> constant for the most part.
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