New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
iPod Hardware and Accessories All iPod hardware discussions.

iPod - iPod Battery Life


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
deserter85

 
Member Since: May 24, 2008
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 58
deserter85 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook, 2.4GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 150 GB

deserter85 is offline
Hi, I'm just wondering if I'll destroy my iPod's battery life if connect my iPod to my laptop around once every couple of days for a few minutes as I want to upload the latest lectures onto my iPod as I study for them.

Thanks
QUOTE Thanks
ChrisR22

 
Member Since: Jul 31, 2008
Posts: 16
ChrisR22 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook 13" 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2gb Ram Running Leapord OS

ChrisR22 is offline
mine constantly stays connected, still holds about a 12 hour charge with music, and about 4 or 5 with the videos. thats with brightness cranked up and all that stuff. id say you should be fine

MacBook 1.80GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2 GB DDR2 SDRAM
iPod Touch 8GB
That's enough for me!
QUOTE Thanks
Alexis

 
Alexis's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 20, 2006
Posts: 2,255
Alexis is a jewel in the roughAlexis is a jewel in the roughAlexis is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: Al iMac 20" 2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo

Alexis is offline
In the past, it was recommended that you only ever recharge batteries when they're completely drained, and to make sure you top up completely.

Batteries have come on a long way over the last few years though and it's now safe to top them up whenever you want and by any amount.
QUOTE Thanks
Rocio

 
Rocio's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 11, 2008
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 14
Rocio is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 15" Macbook Pro/ 2.4Ghz /2 GB and iPod Nano 1stG

Rocio is offline
you are probably fine with the newer ipods.

I, on the other hand, have ruined my ipod nano's battery life by leaving it plugged in my ihome for many many days over the past year. It seriously only lasts like an hr or two at the most. it sucks...but I only really use it on the ihome anyways. sorry for the ramble.

15" MBP owner.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« ipod nano and 4th gen 20gb won't show up on itunes, running on powerbook g4 10.3.3 | formatting / syncing »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
What's the battery life on your ipod (click wh clr dsply) rcronin iPod Hardware and Accessories 6 02-06-2007 09:20 PM
battery life during photo import batteryuser Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 1 09-29-2006 01:34 AM
battery life during photo import batteryuser iPod Hardware and Accessories 0 09-29-2006 01:28 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?