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Posted byProphet
Posted on05/21/01 08:32 PM

> It's a Lithium Polymer battery, that on paper works great, but most iPaq
> reported less than 3 hours of operation time when using the brightest backlight
> or otherwise putting it to a maximum usage. Casio still beats that with older
> battery technology.

Interesting. It's actually rather tricky finding any definitive ratings on battery life for PPCs. I guess so many factors are involved. I think the best strategy is replaceable batteries like Casio has, along with offering them in varying capacities, like the EG-800 has. That way ppl have at least the option.

Ideally I think most ppl would like to see a solid 8 hours of full tilt (screen on, sound going, input happening) power out of a battery. Not there yet, but that would be great.

I even saw somewhere that some guy actually hooked a solar panel up to his Ipaq! :P Pretty cool tho impractical.


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*Please advise on purchase...  Prophet05/17/01 11:24 PM
.*Re: Please advise on purchase...  Tekhmaster05/21/01 03:31 PM
..*Heya... :)  Prophet05/21/01 08:25 PM
.*Re: Please advise on purchase...  Anonymous05/20/01 07:59 PM
.*Re: Please advise on purchase...  Marconelly!05/18/01 09:55 PM
.*Self reply... ;)  Prophet05/18/01 12:57 PM
..*Re: Self reply... ;)  Anonymous05/18/01 09:50 PM
...*Re: Self reply... ;)  Prophet05/19/01 04:02 PM
....*Re: Self reply... ;)  Marconelly!05/19/01 05:40 PM
......Batteries  Prophet05/21/01 08:32 PM
......*Re: Batteries  Tekhmaster05/25/01 10:37 AM