Question What happens when a console runs out of battery with AutoRCM turned on?

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  1. ScarletDreamz
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    Is it possible to charge it back normally? or it does not charge? or do i need to charge it via an special way? O:
     
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  3. Kubas_inko

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    simply said, just let it charge. it is charging in RCM, but very slowly.
     
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    So it does charge eventually, that was the question indeed C:
     
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    Seems like, in horizonFW, charges at +1632Mhz while in autorcm only +55Mhz
     
  6. mariogamer

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    That's specifically an autorcm issues, not rcm.

    But it does charge.
     
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  7. Milenko

    Milenko GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    If mine goes flat I inject a payload, then immediately plug the AC adaptor into the Switch and it will sit on the black screen with the battery icon in the top left, when it gets to 1% it will boot into cfw automatically
     
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  9. Captain_N

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    The entire battery charging problem is really damn dumb. The battery should charge regardless of the mode. a separate circuity should control the battery charge. should have nothing to do with booting. Why design it that way?
    the entire charging control sould work independent of the cpu
     
  10. Mr. Wizard

    Mr. Wizard Ending the spread of bullshit one thread at a time

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    It does. That is why the switch still charges with USB spec minimums. ~5v100ma.
    In order to get faster charging you need smart circuitry since it's dealing with much higher wattage.
    If you think it's so stupid, why not redesign it then? Try not to blow yourself up.
     
  11. Captain_N

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    what im saying is the charging circuit should have nothing to do with the cpu, whether the console is booted or in sleep mode. it should charge the battery regardless. Does a laptop battery charging circuit care if the laptop is on,off,sleep? no it does not it just charges the battery. so if i brick a bios chip the battery still charges.
     
  12. Mr. Wizard

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    Have you ever drained a laptop battery beyond what the PD controller says is completely flat?
    Just because your laptop says the battery is dead, it isn't "completely" dead, there is enough reserve to initialize the controller.
    If you were to drain that battery further you would be in the same situation as the switch, since in RCM there is no PD controller safeguard to turn off the device at a certain point. I think you need to do some more research.
     
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  13. Captain_N

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    yeah i know what happens when a battery is actually 100% dead. I have had to fix some by bypasing the board and giving the battery some charge.
    so heres my question then, why no safeguard? is it no possible?
     
  14. Mr. Wizard

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    Well, it is but you were never meant to be in RCM anyway, so I'm pretty sure Reggie doesn't give a fuck.
     
  15. Captain_N

    Captain_N GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    lol yeah. Reggie probably does not even know what rcm is lol.I bet in the future when we have more controll like the 3ds, this problem will be a thing of the past
     
  16. Mr. Wizard

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    In risk of being off topic, we need a guy like this to join the scene.
     
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    Memories, I had the Japanese Saturn back in the day.
     
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