RE: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries

Subject: RE: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries
From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:44:43 -0400

Actually, no: To perform Mike's experiment properly, I'll need *two* new batteries. Thank you!


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Goldstein
Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:37 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries

I still have my 1995 Toshiba Satellite with its dead battery, which I can only use on AC power. I'd be happy to try Mike's experiment, if someone will send me a new battery for it.
:-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Hamilton
Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:26 PM
To: Tony Chung; Andrew Harvie
Cc: McLauchlan, Kevin; TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries

A long LONG time ago (1995/6?) I had a Toshiba laptop (my first laptop ever), and you could do a live battery swap in it but you had to have the new battery in place within 30 seconds. Of course, that laptop probably weighed 10 pounds in those days.

I don't know if they used capacitors on the motherboard to hold a short term charge or what, but that was a lifesaver of a feature that I have never seen again on any laptop.


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[TOOLS] laptops and batteries: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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