Re: [NTLK] "preliminaryCharge" status?

From: Daniel Padilla (
Date: Wed Jun 05 2002 - 13:41:53 EDT

> I recently picked up an old/dead NiMH packge for my MP2100s. Upon putting it
> in, status went to "preliminaryCharge" and has been there for a while now.
> Capacity remains at 0. Can anyone tell me what this means and/or recommend
> any actions to take from here? Thanks!

    The newton is trying to conditionate the battery for accepting a charge. If
it hasn't changed that state after a couple of hours, you can try a manual
"preliminary charge" applying a 12 volts DC peak during a couple of seconds to
the battery. At your own risk!

Daniel Padilla

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