[maemo-users] Power consumption and WLAN APs

From: Andrew Daviel advax at triumf.ca
Date: Thu Oct 16 02:46:14 EEST 2008
On Wed, 17 Sep 2008, Gary wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Andrew Daviel wrote:
>> measuring the battery current and setting up an AP4000
> Can I assume this is a Proxim AP? The 700s may be found for a fair price
> these days and use the same chipsets and firmware. Of course, the
> Nanostation2 is a better deal and gives real time stats. How are you
> measuring your tablet's power consumption? I have a Kill A Watt EZ but I'd
> have to keep the charger plugged in to it for a while.

Sorry for the delay answering - took some time to go sailing, then 
catchup at work ..

Yes, it's a Proxim AP. Not negotiable, since that's what we have deployed 
at my workplace and they work just fine with most laptops (too 
power-hungry to notice, even if they implement PSM). We are using 
multiple SSIDs on different VLANs.

I was measuring the battery current directly:

Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
Tel. +1 (604) 222-7376  (Pacific Time)
Network Security Manager

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