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damager
2008-04-07, 15:39
I'd like to leave my SBC turned on so that I can use it without the "Boot up" sequence. My wife dependably places the SBC back into is charging stand, and while in the stand and turned on, the SBC will display the "Clock" screensaver and leave the screen on all day long. I'm concerned that this will cause problems, and would prefer the screen to blank.

Any suggestions?

Ben Sandee
2008-04-07, 15:46
On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 5:39 PM, damager <
damager.37iqon1207608001 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:

>
> I'd like to leave my SBC turned on so that I can use it without the
> "Boot up" sequence. My wife dependably places the SBC back into is
> charging stand, and while in the stand and turned on, the SBC will
> display the "Clock" screensaver and leave the screen on all day long.
> I'm concerned that this will cause problems, and would prefer the
> screen to blank.


There is a checkbox option under 'screen settings' (I forget the exact
verbage) called 'dim while charging'. While my launch SBC did not dim while
in the charge cradle if fully charged, newer rev's of the SBC firmware have
fixed this and whenever this option is ticked I now get a blank screen. I
don't know if you'll need to use the 7.0.1 build to see this updated
firmware and I don't know which rev fixed this for me.

I still haven't found a way to have the screen on when music is playing (so
I can see the album art without touching the SBC to wake it up), but off
otherwise. It seems like being able to have a screensaver mode of 'off'
rather than 'none' would be helpful for this so I could set the 'stopped'
and 'off' screensaver to have the screen off.

Ben

Ben

damager
2008-04-07, 18:52
Exactly what I was looking for - thanks.