Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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WigglePig
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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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Michael, is that correct? I definitely noticed high battery drain with my 41L on v30, downgrading to v29 fixed this.
Maybe I should try v30 again?

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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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Hmm, perhaps I should just try it on my 41L again and see what happens...
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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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I am running my DM41L with V30 since I have bought it in February 2020 and haven`t noticed any high drain of the battery. On my other DMxxL I have downgraded to V29.
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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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Hi All,

As a small update, I monitored the current drawn in v29 and v30 on my DM-41L and I cannot see any noticeable difference between them. I shall complete the same test with v31 tomorrow but I'm not expecting anything dramatic to show up...
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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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That's because the issue affected models other than the DM41 a lot more :)
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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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That makes sense!

Can you give any detail about just what the issue was and how it caused increased power consumption?

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Re: Do not use Firmware V30 for DM1x/41

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WigglePig wrote:
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:30 pm
Can you give any detail about just what the issue was and how it caused increased power consumption?
I don't actually know all the details but it'll be something along the lines of the CPU not putting another chip to sleep before going to sleep itself.
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