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Discussion in 'GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me' started by PDX Alamo, Feb 19, 2017.
I would try to figure something out with wireless charging as it'll be easier and less finicky.
Strange. I haven't done a complete test 100 to 0 on the Pro but I've used it all day and never dropped below 30%.
I actually left my Brigadier on all week from last weekend's ride and when I went to charge it last night it was at 13%! Of course that is at idle but still, my batteries on both phones last a good while. I rode from 7am this morning to about 11 and the Pro is at 86%.
hmm, that battery life above does sound pretty weak. in tacking mode I can ride all day and be around 80% , with minimal screen use. if in using the screen a lot, maybe 30-40%
Wow... It sounds like I may be experiencing anomalous battery life. What can I do to check if there's something else sucking it down? If I could get 10h of life out of it, i could charge it at night & get by just fine.
Edit: I just plugged the Pro into a known-good powerful wall charger. It's only gained like 4% of battery power in an hour. I think mine must have a charging problem... Is there any way to diagnose this?
Yeah that doesn't sound right at all. I still haven't charged my phone today ( it's 10:28pm) and it's at 60%.
There's got to be something running in the background that is sucking juice out of your phone.
I'm going to plug mine in right now and see how much charge it gains in an hour.
Edit: an hour later I'm at 94%.
there is an application called "ampere" https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gombosdev.ampere&hl=en that can help you figure out if things are charging at full speed, which charger works best, etc and sometimes what is draining the battery. i only use it to diagnose, not all the time ;-)
try a few wall chargers and cords. some of them break internally but not bad enough to prevent SOME charging from happening. normally i see 1.5Ah to 2Ah rates on good chargers and 300maH to 400maH on crappy chargers.
you should definitely be seeing something in the neighborhood of 1.5 to 2a charging rates, or around 40% per hour increases, from good chargers.
D2D (Dust to Dawson). First three years I went was soggy/muddy/snow/slush both directions. Hours and hours and endless hours of misery.....was absolutely worth every minute!
Try different charger as well, when plugged into my mac, it won't charge for shit, but plugged into an iPad charger it charges at full speed. And definitely get an app to check charging and battery draws.
I'm glad someone enjoys motorcycling in that stuff!
"Merry Christmas, honey! I got you a new Kyocera phone!....can I borrow it for my ride?"
Just joined the Kyocera Pro club. 99% new in box from Swappa.com for $120. Too cheap to pass up and try as dedicated GPS on the Swedish Cow.
Going back to try and see which Perfect Squeeze fits the best.
I’ve used the regular size Squeeze for both the Pro and XD and am happy with the results. Some like the larger mount for the XD; regular size is fine for me.
I noticed several of my photos from my initial post have disappeared, is that just my browser? If so I’ll try and correct it and find those pics that vanished
IIRC didn't the site do an update to a new host? I see lots of broken pic links
Most broken links are due to Photobucket deciding to charge $400 per year for previously free photo embedding. There are several threads about it and someone has written a browser extension to work around. The block
I was using tapatalk so not sure why some vanished and others are still there .
Perfect Dura Force Pro posted for sale in the Fleamarket-other!
Just picked up a Pro on fleabay for $135. Not as good as the $120 above but Im happy
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Got my Sprint Pro (optical grade C) for $67,99 + $31,47 postage & customs to germany. Now going to make an active cradle as seen in http://advrider.com/index.php?threa...phones-my-guide.1206076/page-35#post-33410260 Thanks to Ed for the idea and your support!
are any of you using the XD with Android Pay ? in considering going after an XD , but I really like ap