How long does a DS last in sleep?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Dagless, Mar 10, 2007.

  1. Dagless Suspended


    Jan 18, 2005
    Fighting to stay in the EU
    I've never really used the sleep function much because I thought it would kill the battery. But does it? How long can it last for?
  2. JackAxe macrumors 68000


    Jul 6, 2004
    In a cup of orange juice.
    I have no idea. But if I were to guess, maybe 1-3% of battery each day. :)

    I had mine die once in sleep mode. This was after about 2 or 3 weeks of not playing my DS. Prior to sleeping it at that time, I had been playing it, so the battery wasn't on a full charge. The only reason this happened, is because I got completely swamped with work.

    I always leave my DS on though. The sleep option is great for my workflow.

    My battery is showing its age though. It used to last me a week or 2 on one charge. Now I need to charge it every other day.


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