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lamina
Mar 23, 2006, 02:12 PM
I closed the screen on my PowerBook for a few hours, and it lost a percent or two of power.

Now, I know that battery meters are an approximation, but is it normal for the comptuer to lose power during sleep?



rye9
Mar 23, 2006, 02:17 PM
I closed the screen on my PowerBook for a few hours, and it lost a percent or two of power.

Now, I know that battery meters are an approximation, but is it normal for the comptuer to lose power during sleep?

My iBook does it, so I imagine the PB would too... my iBook loses about 3-5% when it sleeps overnight.

friedymeister69
Mar 23, 2006, 02:20 PM
I assume that when you put a mac to sleep, it saves everything on the ram. To keep the data on the ram you must provide the ram with power.

In addition to supplying the ram with power, there is the miniscule amount of power required to keep the light blinking :)