Testing PHAT DS battery life while playing on Cyclo

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  1. Canonbeat234
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    I'm going to do several tests on my DS which will show the amount of battery life it has while playing on the CycloDS. I just did one recently even though I didn't played it Non-stop. I however, kept track how many hours, minutes I had played. Also let me reassure you that I didn't touch my DS until the following date, which was fully charged at that time. Here's Test 1 so far...

    Test 1.

    Date: 6/25/09
    Playing: Knights in the Nightmare
    5:10PM-9:24PM
    4 Hours 14 minutes

    Date:6/29/09
    Continue Playing: Knights in the Nightmare

    First sign of it going red at 6:06PM.
    5:21PM-6:06PM
    45 minutes

    Battery life on red till it finally died, I just beaten Capehorn but I didn't save -.-.
    6:06PM-6:57PM
    51 minutes

    Today's total of battery life.
    5:21PM-6:57PM
    1 hour 36 minutes


    Total Battery life on Electric Blue DS

    Playing: Knights in the Nightmare
    CycloDS w Battery Saver feature
    Total: 5 hours and 50 minutes

    Test 2 will be doing a different game, Knights in the Nightmare without the battery saving feature.
     
  2. blainy

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    do you have the battery saver mode on or off???
     
  3. Canonbeat234
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    So far I have done the same test with only one big change.

    Test 2

    6/30/09
    4:00AM-6:01AM
    2 Hours 1 minute

    7/02/09
    Continue playing Knights in the Nightmare

    The first sign the battery is turning red.
    1:45AM-4:03AM
    2 hours and 18 minutes

    Battery life on red till it finally died.
    4:03AM-4:50AM

    47 minutes

    Total Battery life on PhatDS
    Playing: Knights in the Nightmare
    CycloDS WITHOUT Battery Saver feature

    5 hours and 6 minutes
     
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    Does no one see the difference between these two tests? Also test 1 and 2 did have an EZ Flash expansion inside the GBA slot at the time.
     
  5. Jakob95

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    Very nice. I wonder how the hell does the CycloDS Save the battery. And why can't other flashcarts do that.
     
  6. triassic911

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    That's why the cyclo costs so much. It has much more hardware than other flashcarts.
     
  7. Fatboy12345236

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    This will b intrsing I might test a EDGE and DS Lite but it did survive a 14 hour plane flight still on green ds lites hav lots of power