From: Colin Whittaker (grimnar at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Mon 07 Feb 2000 - 11:53:27 GMT
Kenn Humborg stated the following on Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 11:50:10AM -0000 :
> > On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 11:25:44AM -0000, Philip Trickett mentioned:
> > > You aren't going to be able to run a Crusoe off a couple of AA
> > batteries for
> > > a while ;)
> > I thought that was part of the point - under a watt, for normal usage ?
> One watt is still fairly substantial. Take, for example,
> two AA Duracells, capacity 2700mAh.
> To provide 1 watt at 3 volts requires 333mA. So that gives
> you about 8 hours battery life, running the CPU alone.
> Next consider the other bits and bobs, such as the screen.
Well its only a watt running flat out, it idles down to < 20mW
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