Re: [NTLK] Battery Drain

From: Martin Joseph (
Date: Wed Jun 04 2003 - 13:43:30 PDT

On Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at 11:38 AM, Joan Pasch wrote:

> Hi,
> My new 2100 seemed to be draining it's second recharge a lot faster
> than
> the first and I rooted around with BattTrax and found a 75 ma draw,
> without
> the backlight. I thought it was supposed to be 53 ma, at least it was
> when
> I got it, so I wonder what happened to increase the current draw for no
> reason that I could see. I rebooted and the current draw dropped to
> 53 ma.
> There is a 20 meg Intel memory card installed and no other cards.
> Machine
> sems to be working fine. Any ideas, suggestions, incites? Does
> everybody
> know about this?

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