[rescue] Re: scrap sparcbook

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Thu Nov 4 19:38:27 CST 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 08:27:04PM -0500, velociraptor wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 19:21:44 -0600, Mike Parson <mparson at bl.org>wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 08:08:00PM -0500, velociraptor wrote:
>> It's not a full DuoDock, it's one of those 3rd party mini-docs, an
>> "ether doc" ?  This is more to make his portable computer a little
>> more useful while portable.  The doc still fits in his computer bag.
> That's pretty cool, too.  I have seen those mini-docks, but haven't
> actually used one.

Yeah, he likes it. =)

>> He's got decent RAM (48M?), but his battery is as dead as the one in my 
>> 3GX.
> There are some pictures out there on how to crack open Duo batteries
> and rebuild them.  Putting them back together is the biggest
> issue--they are always ugly after, but, no biggie if it works.

I think he's seen those sites, talks about doing it from time to time,
he's just not actually tried to find the needed cells yet.  I think he's
waiting for me to re-cell the battery for my sparcbook first, to see how
well that goes first.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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