actual battery life

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  1. peppers
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    peppers GBAtemp Regular

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    There are many threads that mention how the ds2 uses more energy than outher flash carts, but nobody says how much.

    So here is 2 simple questions
    lets say you have a new dsixl.
    Approximately how long would the battery last in normal operation mode?
    Then when the internal cpu is clocked as high as it goes how long would the battery last?
     
  2. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    You don't specify DSi XL brightness.

    It's pretty important.
     
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    Default brightness. For any other variables you can be assume that would be set to default.
     
  4. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    10 hours on lowest brightness. I tested it with my own homebrew. [​IMG]
     
  5. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    It's not as long as other carts.

    But FFS, who uses their DS for 4 1/2 hours (highest brightness max sound) straight?
     
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    CannonFoddr Regular GBATemp Lurker

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    Did you see this thread ??

    Couldn't the results here give you an idea of the battery life differences ??
    Still nice to know about that Battery life Homebrew program - might just redo the tests (when I have time) & see what the differences are...
     
  7. Killermech

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    My DSphat battery is almost dead. With a normal cartridge, it plays for 20min. With my Acekard2, it plays for 16min or so. With my DSTWO while using the processor, it lasts 2-3min.
     
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    Your post is interesting, answered my question adequately and thank you and everyone else for these response.