View Poll Results: What is your Palm Pre's screen brightness set to?

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  • 80-100%

    12 7.84%
  • 60-79%

    2 1.31%
  • 40-59%

    16 10.46%
  • 20-39%

    37 24.18%
  • 0-19%

    76 49.67%
  • Even lower

    10 6.54%
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  1. mxu030's Avatar
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    And do you notice any discernible differences in battery life?
  2. Daemon's Avatar
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    I've had it set at about 23% since day 1, because that's simply
    where it looked best in a variety of lighting conditions. Never had an issue
    with it even in daylight. Others have reported significant battery
    savings with it turned down.

  3. #3  
    I have the slider adapter luminary modulator placed right over the 'T' in the word 'after'.
  4. #4  
    I'm down all the way and wishing I could go lower.
  5. pre1561's Avatar
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    Yes a big difference in battery life, I'm thinking about turning it down.
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    I set it to 10 (and keyboard off) during the day and at night I put the screen to 0 and the keyboard light to 10 or 15. I use Brightness Unlinked to set the screen and keyboard lights at different levels.
  7. #7  
    the Brightness patch is applied.
    During the day i set the screen to 100 and the keyboard 0.
    @night i put the screen to 1 and keyboard to 100
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  9. akanak's Avatar
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    Under 'n' in 'Brightness'
  10. #10  
    I keep it at about 35 - 40% except when I'm watching my videos at work, then I put it all the way up to 100%.
  11. #11  
    run @40 in day and 5 - 10 at night.
  12. #12  
    Always keep it at 0 (no patch), unless I can't see the screen (like in direct sunlight), when I set it to 100. But then I turn it back down when I'm done.

    Big battery difference.
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    i wonder if there is a way for a patch to be written so that 100% would be like 50% of what we're getting now. Since thats where most of the people seem to be sitting anyway.
  14. Dtone's Avatar
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    at the default setting, which I believe is around the "ss" in Brightness.
    Where you set it makes a big diff in battery life. When my batt is getting low w/no charger around I set it to the lowest & turn off after 30 secs.
  15. #15  
    I keep it here 24/7
    The keyboard looks good when its lit up.

  16. #16  
    I keep mine at 100%. I also have my Yahoo pushed and my GPS on. I activate my bluetooth everytime I get in my car. Sometimes I'll stream Pandora to its stereo. I also listen to Pandora during my class' lab time. I usually end up with about 60-70% of battery life left at the end of the day using the Seidio 2600 extended battery.
  17. Daemon's Avatar
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    I did some measuring with Battery Monitor and found the following.
    With screen brightness at 22% and nothing but Battery Monitor running updating
    every 5 seconds, it burned on average about 200mA or 17%/hr on stock 1150mAh battery.
    With screen brightness cranked up to 100%, the current draw went up to an average of
    about 300mA or 26%/hr. That's an extra 100mA or 9%/hr just from the high
    screen brightness. Certainly seems worth it to me to keep it low.

    By comparison Pandora draws about 130-150mA when streaming with the screen off,
    or about 11-13%/hr.

    Last edited by Daemon; 12/09/2009 at 04:16 AM.
  18. #18  
    I've had it at 0% since I got the phone. I'm not sure if it makes a difference in battery life, but I don't have to plug it in more than once every three days. After the horror stories I read before I bought it, that seems like a good deal. Especially considering the Centro I had before that wouldn't really last much longer.
    Check out Movie Diary.
  19. #19  
    im using the seidio extended batt. so mine is all the way up..and love it..
  20. #20  
    0% from jump unfortunately.
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