[NTLK] Preparing H1000 for storage / infrequent use

Dan dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Sat Jun 22 23:49:05 EDT 2019

As long as you remove all the batteries it will be fine. However, it is a good idea to power it on occasion which is good for the capacitors.  Having said that, I have left them offline for years with out a issue.


On 6/22/2019 8:09 PM, B wrote:
> I’ve had a number of messagepads over the years, but not an original. None wore out from absence of power source. I rather doubt an original would either. but I’m sure others will chime in.
> B
> On Jun 22, 2019, at 16:38, Kirk Jackson <kirk at pageofwords.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I apologise if this has been covered before - I searched the archives and
>> elsewhere on google before posting :)
>> I have an OMP H1000, with no charger and regular button cell and AAA
>> batteries.
>> I want to make sure when it’s stored or unused for long periods of time
>> that the batteries don’t leak.
>> I’m not worried about data loss.
>> Is it possible to just remove the batteries and leave the MessagePad
>> without power for long periods of time? Will that cause any issues when
>> powering it back on in the future?
>> Thanks

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