[Gta04-owner] possible wi-fi improvement

Glenn glenn.mh.dk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 08:20:27 CEST 2011


On 29/06/11 10.59, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
...
> The Chip is said to have approx. this spec:
>
> WiFi operation
> 	160 ... 250 mA (continuous receive @ 11 MBit/s
> 			        ... continuous transmit @54Mbit/s)
>
> 802.11 Power Save Mode
> 	10 mA (I don't know when this mode
> 	becomes enabled by the drivers, if at all)
>
> BT operation
> 	28 ... 55 mA
>
> BT Deep Sleep
> 	2 mA
>
> Power Down
> 	0 mA
>
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Have a look on this paper, that might promise halving wi-fi power 
consumption, provided IEEE modifies the beacon-standard and the wi-fi 
chip manufactures releases a new firmware update containing the 
beabon-feature:

Manweilers study paper:
http://www.cs.duke.edu/~jgm/files/manweiler11sleepwell.pdf

Justin Manweilers homepage at Duke University:
http://www.cs.duke.edu/~jgm/

Glenn



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