[NTLK] Advice on recelling an eMate300 battery pack

L.W. Brown lwb at mac.com
Mon Oct 23 16:57:47 EDT 2017


-L.W. Brown
via 6s+

> On Oct 23, 2017, at 12:45, Noah Leon <moosefuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just re-celled an eMate that I acquired so that my daughter could use it.
> Mine was a bit of a hack, I used IKEA NIMH batteries, but I think if you
> can get a hold of an RC battery pack that would be much better. Just be
> sure to get one with a lot of milliamps, the higher the longer it will
> last. Changing the battery is relatively easy, you only have to remove the
> two screws on the bottom and it's pretty straightforward from there if you
> have some experience soldering. What I would be concerned about also is
> whether your hinges are in good shape. I opened mine up at the urging of
> Frank Gruendel and found that the hinge had popped loose and almost
> punctured the display cable.
> I spent a few hours with the guides below and fixed the hinges. It wasn't
> difficult, just time-consuming. About 4hrs in all since it was my first
> time.
> http://www.pda-soft.de/emate_battery_pack.html
> http://www.inventors-emporium.co.uk/pages/newton-emate-hinge.html
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