[Gta04-owner] uptime of rtc (unusual usage pattern)

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Wed Feb 13 12:13:07 CET 2013


Am 13.02.2013 um 10:22 schrieb Adrien Dorsaz:

> Hello,
> 
>> Options:
>> 1. My battery is really worn out. How to jugde?
>>   I do have a second battery which I can test. But so far
>>   I have not had any hints that one of them would behave
>>   significantly different.
> 
> I've seen my battery was too old by checking the full charge in the
> NeoControl application : I had ~ 600000 uA instead of 120000uA and
> that's why my battery wasn't able to do more than one short call (and it
> was discharged in a half day)
> 
> I've purchased one recently at Pulster and his full charge value is at
> 1027089 uA. It isn't the 1200mA theoretical charge, but as original
> batteries becomes old, that's still good.

I have found a copy of the original spec of the battery and the 1200 mAh
is specified from full charge @ 4.2V down to 2.7V. Since the GTA04
shuts down at 3.2 V there is some capacity that we can't really use.

I think this explains all the discrepancies we see.



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