[NTLK] DataRovers for newtontalk members, just a few left

Marisa Giancarla fstltna at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 29 01:40:48 EST 2012

The battery was kind of a standard item, like I said Sony used to use the same batteries in their camcorders and also the Sony magic links, and I don't think a AA battery tray would work as the AA's don't put out enoug juice. Thankfully the backup battery is a standard cr123a lithium battery.

Don't worry about bothering me, I like to talk about the rover :)

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On Feb 28, 2012, at 10:33 PM, James Fraser <wheresthatistanbul-newtontalk at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>> If you think you can locate a source of new main batteries (takes a pack like 
>> Sony used to use in >camcorders, so you can find them on eBay) I have several 
>> DataRovers that just have the power cords 
>> and backup batteries and I'm asking just $17. 
> Dan asked a question concerning the Datarover a while back, the answer to which 
> will affect my interest in possibly picking one of these up.  I'm pestering you 
> about this on-list because more than one NewtonTalker might be interested in the 
> answer and there are few things more boring than fielding the same question 
> repeatedly (reading a post from me being one of the exceptions, of course).
>> Oh one other question, did it have a custom battery?  Or could it run on AA's?
> I suspect the Datarover lacks the capability to do the latter, but seeing as how 
> I know even less about the Datarover than I do about the Newton (if such a thing 
> is possible), I'd be grateful if you could set me straight.
> Best,
> James Fraser
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