How is everyones battery life?

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  1. tonyisballin
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    i have never seen battery life this good since i got P.E.

    usually i can get about 30 hours, but the other day i got over fifty.

    im so impressed with how smooth this rom is, and how stable it is.

    Thanks Actngrezy
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    What kernel are you using?

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    Slayher's 1100. I also notice, if i have really good signal, i have significantly better battery life.
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    Damn, how the hell have you managed 30-50 hours? Do you have an extended battery?
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    i have friggin awesome battery life too! and i use my droid heavily
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    Yeah I can get a days worth sometimes but 30-50 hours? How in the world are you doing that? Are you using it at all? lol Even if I barely use the phone at all I will get 24 hrs max. Still is the best battery life out of all the roms out for my phone. I have GPS off unless I need it, the kernel that came with the rom and updates only about every 3 hours for my weatherbug...I would crap my pants if I could get 30-50 hours.
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    Are you actually going from a full charge and letting it die completely to get your 30-50 hours (30hrs later your phone is dead). Or are you taking a section of the battery life (90% after 3 hrs) and multiplying it?

    *edit: is it a real time test?
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    My battery life has been excellent with 4.1, but as soon as I fire up one of my games, battery drops drastically. I'm talkin' 10% every 5min.
    But with basic use, it's VERY good.
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    I got my first all nighter out of my droid reciently. P3 1000 ULV (not 100% on that, could be the LV one) GPS off, I did little web browsing. good amount of sms and a few calls, and just a little solitaire, a few widgets not many. Usually I can get a solid 4-6 hours when I'm playing games (addicted to Game Dev Story). I noticed a drastic difference when I deleted my task killer and lookout and gps off. This is by far the best rom I've used. snappy and spectacular battery life, along with awesome support around this forum.
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    I just flashed ChevyNo1-1.0Ghz-lowV kernel. I was using Slayher's 1Ghz LV. Im noticing a little lag when swiping across the home screen. Ill give it a day or two to see how it is. What are you guys setting on the Current Governor? I have it set to onDemand right now.
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    My battery life is horrible on this rom, if i'm on my phone much at all it'll need the charger 2-3 times a day, I love this rom I used the stock slayer kernel which I usually run with every rom i'm trying out cm6.1.2 right now but apps are missing in market couple other things are screwy so I'll be back on this rom after work, gonna try a chevy kernel

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    i just have the stock battery, i like to cycle my batteries every once in a while.

    well i dont have anything refresh, i do keep background data on.



    no i dont use any weird math, i get 50 solid hours, but i dont use the internet a whole lot, i keep my screen time out at about 30s, i dont refresh anything.

    the last 30% seems to last forever, which i love.

    also i use 250-600 with my gov on powersave, it does work.


    can someone suggest to me a screen capture program that doesnt suck?
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    I use shootme for screen shots

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    I have chevy's 1.1ghz ulv kernel and I don't have a specific number of hours to post but I do know it lasts the whole day now w/ moderate usage. As far as ondemand goes try changing your sampling rate down from the default 300000 to 32000 amd your up threshold to 90 using setcpu. Hope this helps!

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    on board I use drocap2. or is that what you don't want to use?
    On the computer I use the screen capture that came with the android sdk (ddms.bat). Once you get that all set up, it's the easiest and quickest way; you just have to be plugged in to the computer.