Re: [NTLK] Emate/2K power supplies

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Wed Dec 31 2008 - 01:56:25 EST

Welcome back.
If you have some basic soldering skills re-cell the batteries, not too
difficult on eMates. Costs about $10 per unit and will give them many
hours of use.
You may find that you don't need another power adapter.

As you know there have been many warnings about the risk of non-
regulated power adapters, I have not heard whether these or others
claiming to meet Apple Newton original equipment specs have been
proven safe or not.

Are folks going to be able to register Tactile products again?


On Dec 30, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Anthony Velasco wrote:

> Greetings to all after a long dry spell. I've been on a long
> "vacation" from the list after a grueling move from sunny Arizona to
> the Bluegrass of Kentucky. Part of my "excuse" is that I am raising
> children, getting settled in a new region, getting setup in my new
> job and starting a small farm business. My kids have grown to the
> age where it's appropriate to introduce them to the Newton platform
> and Santa brought them Emates this year (they have been sharing the
> one we originally started with). However, I am short on power
> supplies for their units and I was hoping that someone on the list
> may have seen some good deals lately. I cannot afford the $20+ price
> tag (US) I have seen and that price doesn't seem reasonable
> considering age and current relative cost of the Emates and 2K units
> I am seeing around the web. I did see someone selling a bunch of
> generic power supplies that are said to be compatible for about $8,
> but I am a bit leery about these. Can anyone steer me towards a good
> deal on a couple of power supplies? Thanks in advance! And, I hope
> to have more to contribute in the near future!
> Anthony Velasco
> Tactile Sales

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