[NTLK] Roll call November 2012
bgbeaird at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 21 13:51:19 EST 2012
Oops, forgot to update the subject line.
On Nov 21, 2012, at 12:49 PM, Gene Beaird wrote:
> We have battery trays and battery packs for both, although I think the battery tray on my wife's Newt is broken. I'd prefer to use something rechargeable, because throwing batteries out on something that's used so little these days seems like such a waste.
> Please explain 'Eneloops + battery tray combination'. If it has been mentioned before, I don't get to read every digest that comes through these days. Thank you.
> Gene Beaird,
> Pearland, Texas
> On Nov 21, 2012, at 11:00 AM, newtontalk-request at newtontalk.net wrote:
>> Message: 4
>> Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:35:31 -0800 (PST)
>> From: James Fraser <wheresthatistanbul-newtontalk at yahoo.com>
>> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Roll call November 2012
>> To: newtontalk at newtontalk.net
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>> --- On Wed, 11/21/12, Gene Beaird <bgbeaird at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> The only issue I'm having now with the Newtons is the
>>> battery backs holding their charge. It's getting to be
>>> about 3-4 days between swapping the charging cable between
>>> the two units, and then I usually have to take care of all
>>> the 'the system restarted because power was removed' screens
>>> when I plug it in. I _really_ need to get the
>>> batteries replaced in the battery packs!
>> Do you have battery trays for your two 2100s? Or just the battery packs?
>> I'm guessing you only have the former. However, I did want to suggest the Eneloops + battery tray combination just in case you did happen to have a tray or two on hand and the battery packs were simply your preferred methods of powering the Newtons.
>> (The problem, of course, is that the wretched battery trays are so damned difficult to find now if you don't already have one on hand.)
>> James Fraser
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