Power Management

The Spark uses power saving features to preserve battery life. Below is an overview of the different modes for when the Spark automatically shuts down or goes to sleep. These modes are subject to change as further power saving features are integrated into the firmware. Please make sure to connect your Spark to WiFi to obtain the latest fimware updates.

Each of the above timers are reset when the Spark detects motion. For example, a simple tap will wake the Spark and return it to SyncMode for an additional 30 minutes.

Normal Use Assumptions

The Spark’s battery is specified to last approximately 12 months with normal use, assuming a full charge and a healthy battery at the start of the period. We describe normal use as the following:

Other factors including extreme cold or hot environments can degrade Li-Ion battery performance and may impact the approximate 12-month specification.