Re: [NTLK] Fried 2100 board charging high capacity batteries

From: Sonny Hung <>
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 10:04:52 EDT

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 9:46 AM, Dan <> wrote:
> called a sled, ... battery cage".

Tray, Cage, Sled - all in all it' refers all the to the same thing.
Something that holds the batteries.

> You can modify the battery tray to allow for charging of normal
> NiMh batteries. However it is not easy and you need to have a temperature
> sensor installed (thermisistor also called a poly switch). There
> are detailed instructions somewhere but I am not finding it at the moment.

Well there are several, but here is a link to a photoset of one I made -
there is also a DIY photo at the end.
* I'm sure others can provide the alternate links to instructions if needed.

Also I don't like the idea of taking a chance on frying my 2000 due to a
> charging malfunction.

Always a good idea to be careful and avoid it all together if you want to
protect your Newton but there are those who will want to try this.

God bless,
Sonny Hung
the Hung Family
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