Battery results

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  1. DSLite
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    (new topic due to the quoted one has been locked)

    So far, still no results (besides from the AceKard)? You fell asleep as well? [​IMG]

    I like to do some comparison between cards before buying one. Battery duration is a kinda important factor to me (I actually don't get why battery tests has never been done before, but good to know you guys are working on it).
     
  2. shaunj66

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    DS-Xtreme battery life results:

    LED's set to only green on at level 5 (left&right) others all at 0:
    Test conditions:
    - Fully charged Nintendo DS Lite
    - DS-Xtreme firmware 1.02
    - Metroid Prime Hunter intro looping
    - Screens at full brightness (level 4)
    - Sound at maximum volume

    Battery life until automatic shut-off: 4 hours and 5 minutes


    LED's all turned off:
    Test conditions:
    - Fully charged Nintendo DS Lite
    - DS-Xtreme firmware 1.02
    - Metroid Prime Hunter intro looping
    - Screens at full brightness (level 4)
    - Sound at maximum volume

    Battery life until automatic shut-off: 4 hours and 5 minutes
     
  3. -EX-

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    There's no 1.03 firmaware, only 1.02.

    And how the heck LED's didn't matter?
     
  4. deathspawn999

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    yea seems kind of odd. the leds do drain SOME battery.

    at any rate, 4-4.5 hours is about normal.
     
  5. Costello

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    all the LEDs werent turned on:
    but I can assure you, it lasted *exactly* as long.
    Exactly 4 hours and 5 minutes... quite disappointing if you ask me!
     
  6. jpxdude

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    I find these results surprising yet disappointing myself. Thanks for taking the time to carry out these tests! [​IMG]
     
  7. stop_loading

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    thanks guys we appreciate it

    are you going to perform test on original cart? i think 4 hours on max brightness and sound is normal

    in my opinion this should be the standard on battery test on the comparison chart, for the upcoming microninja and the ninjapass x9 as well
     
  8. thegame07

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    does not bother me to much because i only play it in the house but if i took it outside thats not that good but its not awfull its acceptable:D [​IMG]
     
  9. Monkey01

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    - Metroid Prime Hunter intro looping
    - Screens at full brightness (level 4)
    - Sound at maximum volume
    If you're playing somewhere else, you probably wouldn't be looping MPH intro with a full brightness screen and sounds on max, especially the full brightness sucks lots of battery, also on original carts...
     
  10. thegame07

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    yeah i agree if its in an intro clip all that time it would drain the battery like hell
     
  11. deathspawn999

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    turn the volume down a bit, put on headphones. turn the brightness down a notch or two depending on outside light. you just increased the battery life of your DS lite by 90+ minutes.