Bluetooth Mighty Mouse Power Save Hack

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[Ram Sripracha] thought it was mighty odd that his new bluetooth Mighty Mouse had an LED that was constantly on when the mouse wasn’t moving. He decided to pop the case open and see what the current draw was. When the mouse is moving the LED is off and the current draw is ~.0285 amps; when the mouse has stopped the LED is on and the current draw is ~.0450 amps. He removed the LED to create a lower power bluetooth Mighty Mouse that only uses .0017 amps when not moving. So, 3.8% of the power that was originally consumed while sitting still.

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