Re: [NTLK] Recharging disposable AA batteries?

From: Joseph S. Solin <>
Date: Fri Dec 08 2006 - 12:11:50 EST

Don't forget to turn off the auto dock in the preferences. This feature is a huge power hog.


Joseph S. Solin

On Friday, December 08, 2006, at 06:50AM, "Dan" <> wrote:
>Well one thing to check, in your In/out box click on the i then beaming
>preferences and turn off "receive automatically". That tends to use a
>lot of juice since the Newt is always checking the IR port. The other
>thing to check is that your sleep time is set to say 5 minutes and not a
>long period of time. A Newt wakes up at 3am to move dates over to the
>next day and do some regular housekeeping. If the sleep time is long it
>may be staying awake using power every night.
>If those two are not the issue then you might want to try freezing all
>your extra packages and see if that makes a difference. There are some
>packages that might be keeping the Newt from sleeping properly. And
>finally do you have a Wifi card installed? If you do you may want to
>remove that when you are not using your Newton. Most cards should shut
>off when not in use, but a few may stay on when used or not as long as
>they are plugged into the Newt. Regardless the card will power up for a
>short time when your Newt does turn on every night and that will use
>extra power. Also some cards are more energy hungry than others.

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