[OM] Less power consumption
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 13:55:10 CET 2009
last time i tested it (been some time)
i was able to get around 8hours of gps tracking
using tangogps, screen almost constantly dimmed
On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Francesco de Virgilio
<fradeve11 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> David Garabana Barro ha scritto:
>> You should try FSO 5 or unstable SHR.
>> With latest unstable SHR image, after 40 hours mostly suspended I had about
>> 50% battery.
>> battery life is improving a lot!
> The GPS tracking is not a problem, since I'm going to buy a Garmin
> GPSMap 60Csx (battery life around 20h of tracking with 2 AA batteries)
> because I need also a good routing device. The real "problem" is that
> for my complicated day 15h life with a "normal" use of the phone is too few.
> My last mail was finalized to find a pretty way to improve the life of
> my FR. This is the way. I think that SHR unstable + the Rechargeable USB
> Emergency Power Backup Pack suggested by Timo Juhani Lindfors
>> You can buy extra batteries. The USB battery
>> is only $14.43. I don't think this lets you use it for 3 days but it
>> will at least make it 12 instead of 6 hours.
> should work for me.
> However, also a good wifi roaming device could be interesting... is
> there a way to get the SHR unstable connect to open wifi networks around
> the streets?
> Thanks to all for the hints :)
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