Re: [NTLK] 130 eating batteries

From: Victor Rehorst <>
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 08:51:26 EST

matt wrote:
> Been lurking for a while , still using my newtons. but my 130 is using alot of
> power for some reason. Have turned everything off took the card out, changed
> all the batteries. still can watch the voltage drop. any ideas?

If the Newton is set to try and constantly receive IR beams all the time it
will suck the battery dry very quickly. Open in/out box, tap i -> Beam Prefs
and make sure "Automatically receive beams" is unchecked - or whatever option
sounds similar, I'm going off of memory here.

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