The Following Measurements were performed with a Photon, a 16-Bit ADS1115, and the µCurrent GOLD to measure the Power consumption of the Boron when powered with constant 4.00V via it’s Li-Po Connector. It measures 100+ differential 16-bit readings each second for Voltage and Current.
This produces a lot of data.
In summary, a Cold Startup for a Boron LTE running “empty” Code on 0.8.0-rc.25 takes 20 seconds, with the current ramping up to 100 mA, consuming 2 mWh.
After that, the current is 17 mA until the 23 minute mark, ramping back up to 97 mA for 5 seconds, every 23 minutes.
**For a 1 Hour Period @ 3.99 V (ave) on Li-Po connector:**
The average Current is 19.6 mA.
The average Power is 0.078 watts
The Energy is 0.078 watt-hours, or 78 mWh.
Any Publishes by the User, variable request, etc, would consume an additional 1-2 mWh each.
The Test with 3xAA batteries & Enable Pin is still running. It’s at 6,000 Publishes and no-where near complete. Average MCU time per Cycle is 12 seconds (1 cycle per minute). It might hit 10,000 Publish cycles.