[rescue] Voyager port identification

wa2egp at att.net wa2egp at att.net
Tue Oct 21 22:28:38 CDT 2008

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From: Chris Powell <Chris.Powell at zarlink.com>
> wa2egp at att.net wrote:
> > From what little I did with it, it looks like D sized NiCds in the pack.
> > The seams on the battery case seemed to be very well sealed and I've been
> > reluctant to try to break them.  Now, if I had another dead pack.......
> The Voyager was a very early use of LiIon cells, so not easy to obtain for
> replacement. There is a load of info on the Voyager here:
> http://www.milestonesolutions.com/voyager/
> I've got one, but it came minus the disc and cable. I only have the slot-in
> PSU, no battery. Add to that a misbehaving LCD and it's more of a trinket
> than a useful tool. It's a very nice bit of collectible Sun though!

I just did a rough estimate from the size of the pack.  Hmmmm...only 6 AHr?  Gee, if I could fit a bunch of NiMH in there, I might get a 11 AHr pack.  Probably have to mess with the charging circuit though.  Might not fit either.  Now to find a dead pack somewhere....


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