Re: [NTLK] [OT] Re: iBattery

From: Sonny Hung <>
Date: Wed Jul 11 2007 - 13:37:24 EDT

On 7/11/07, Martin Joseph <> wrote:
> Yes, I totally agree and my rebuilt pack for my 2000 is aged again
> and needs some new cells. Major pain also. The AA tray is going to
> be my main source of power soon if I don't get on it...

Hey Marty,

I would suggest that you consider doing the Battery Tray Modification so
that when those NiMH you use in your Newton are going close to flat you can
just exchange them for a new set of high capacity AA NiMH Cells - of course
as long as they are not too much larger in diameter than the Originals.
(Most people are not going to do this but it should be considered as it's a
waste of time to recell a pack in the end IMO since you have to re-open them
later to do it again. Unless however you use a convertible version which
leaves access. Just my thoughts...

Batteries are disposable/recyclable. This is a sad fact of all of
> our gadgets. Making it easier to remove (ie by the end user) just
> makes it more likely to end up in the trash where it doesn't belong.
> The fact that the iPhone requires a technician to replace the battery
> makes it much more likely that the batteries will be properly recycled.

Hey then, where are the depleted older AA NiMH suppose to be disposed at?
I haven't heard of a place to dispose them at and if I knew of a proper
place I'd give it my best effort to do so....

God bless,
Sonny Hung
the Hung Family
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