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Recommended Settings for Extended Battery Life during Walking

Below are the recommended settings for using your Active 10 or Active 12 GPS device whilst walking. We find that the below settings provide a much longer battery life than the default settings.

  • Main menu > settings > power control > automatic power saving > ”always on”
  • Main menu > settings > power control > automatic screen turn off > ”off after 30 seconds”
  • Main menu > settings > advanced power control>power saving mode > ”advanced”. NOTE - This will disable trail up.
  • Main menu > settings > backlight > ‘around 60-70%’. You can use the backlight boost button above the on/off button for short bursts of 100% backlight.

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