Charge level and the remaining time are estimated incorrectly for the battery in Logitech Wireless Mouse with Unifying receiver

Bug #1296872 reported by Doctor Rover on 2014-03-24
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Power statistics application and power indicator show wrong value of wireless mouse battery charge level. The shown Percentage value is always 55.0% regardless of the actual state of the battery in the mouse. The remaining time can not be estimated at all.
I have Logitech Wireless Mouse M510 with Unifying receiver.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: gnome-power-manager 3.8.2-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-19.40-generic 3.13.6
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.13.3-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Mar 24 22:11:53 2014
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-power-statistics
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-01-27 (56 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140124)
SourcePackage: gnome-power-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Doctor Rover (doctor-rover) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
summary: - Charge level and the remaining time are estimated wrongly for the
+ Charge level and the remaining time are estimated incorrectly for the
battery in Logitech Wireless Mouse with Unifying receiver

It affects a non-essential hardware component (removable network card, camera, web-cam, music player, sound card, power management feature, printer...).

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Joonas Saarinen (jza) wrote :

Happens also with Logitech M305 wireless mouse. The battery capacity is always reported to be 55%.

Joonas Saarinen (jza) wrote :
NetForHack (netforhack) wrote :

Also affected Rappo 6610 connected via bluetooth. Also always reported low capacity. Ubuntu 14.10

Joonas Saarinen (jza) wrote :

This bug is still present in Ubuntu 16.04.

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