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mainstreetmark
Oct 7, 2003, 02:28 PM
I was able to get at least 3.5 hours of battery life out of my new powerbook, but instead of running it out or plugging it in, I went to sleep.

I have:
- 1.33Ghz
- Fully charged after discharge
- BT and Airport OFF
- Backlight KB OFF (or very low)
- LCD on medium brightness
- The new 10.2.8

I was doing some reading (learning this Objectionable-C programming language) and Xcode compiling.

How's everyone else doin?

WinterMute
Oct 7, 2003, 06:01 PM
Sounds about right to me, I get about 3 hours if I'm working on a document in Word or some work in FileMaker, but I rarley do the discharge-full recharge thing, plus I don't run the processor at reduced speed.

Anything else gets around 2.5 hours, if I run folding at the same time, it gets lower, and if I get into audio or video the PSU gets permenantly attached.:D