[rescue] Voyager port identification

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 10:12:20 CDT 2008

der Mouse wrote:
>>> There's a (runoured to be unobtanium) cable involved, that much I
>>> know.  I have a complete set with one of my Voyagers.  The battery's
>>> dead, though, and I don't think I can rebuild it.
> My Voyager was lacking that cable, and I had no other way to charge
> batteries.  But I did have a second power supply.  So I opened up one
> PS and brought power out on wires to a more standard connector, one I
> had some of, and created a breakout cable to inject the power to unused
> pins on the serial-port DB25; I then wired those to the power
> connections internally.
> Works a treat.  But it turns out the battery I have is dead. :(

What kind of cells does it use, and why can't it be easily rebuilt?

Peace...  Sridhar

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