|04-30-2008, 09:38 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Western Colorado
Device: Kindle, Kindle Fire
PRS505 Battery Meter
Is the battery meter in the PRS505 linear, or is it like the gas gauge in my car - it takes a long time to reach the 1/4 mark, and but then moves toward "E" so fast you can almost see it move... In other words, is there the same amount of reading time between the battery meter indicating full (4 bars) and 3 bars and between 3 bars and 2 bars, etc.?
|04-30-2008, 11:38 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Republic of Texas Embassy at Jackson, TN
Device: Nook STGR
I'd say it's linear, certainly more so than those hinky gas gauges tend to be, but I don't really have anything to support that beyond "it seems that way" to me.
|04-30-2008, 04:59 PM||#4|
Join Date: May 2007
Location: South Wales, UK
Device: Sony PRS-500, PRS-505, Asus EEEpc 4G
When you are charging, if you disconnect it before the little red light has gone out then the meter is apt to be unreliable.
Also, in the beginning, it takes a few charging cycles before it settles down and becomes accurate.
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