Re: [NTLK] What to do about fixing a Newton 2100

From: Tony Morrow (
Date: Mon Jun 13 2005 - 08:26:14 PDT

If you put rechargeable batteries in regular battery tray then they
will not charge. The Newton will think the batteries are regular
alkaline. There is a little thermistor which tells the Newton what
the temperature is inside the battery pack. If the pack gets too hot
then the thermistor will limit the amount of current being used to
charge the batteries. The circuit of the thermistor also tells the
Newton there is a battery pack rather than a battery tray.

On Jun 13, 2005, at 11:10 AM, Dan wrote:

>> Battery Tray with rechargeable Batteries, but I don't
>> think it makes much of a difference. I found out form
>> a friend of mine they were messing with it, and the
>> battery died, and the Plugged in the Older OMP AC to
>> it, and had left it like that over the weekend, could
>> that be the problem, if so its not Dead, right?

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