[Coco] OT: Battery chargers
schountz at south81.org
Wed Oct 19 22:02:20 EDT 2011
Thanks for the reply. The housing is stamped metal and it is cool at the moment (45 min into the first charge).
On Oct 19, 2011, at 7:26 PM, Stephen H. Fischer wrote:
> Gene already corrected me on that point, 1400. (I posted a bad answer just
> to make sure he responded. :D)
> One factor that you might be interested in, Gene and I were discussing the
> electrical properties being correct for your needs.
> What I have become aware is that the battery pack is inside a tight plastic
> case and temperature monitoring may be problematic.
> The temperature problem may range from none at all to such a danger that
> your house may burn down. 8-O
> The original plastic is of such an age that melting to me is very likely.
> That may be part of the ~ $180 replacement being offered.
> So monitor the heating very closely. Should you need to start over with a
> different solution (The one I would have chosen) try and save the connector
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tony Schountz" <schountz at south81.org>
> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 5:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [Coco] OT: Battery chargers
>> The charger arrived today, but now I have another question. The pack has
>> eight 1400 mAh batteries in series (1.2V x 8 = 9.6V). Is it still
>> considered a 1400 mAh battery or is it 11,200 mAh (8 x 1400)?
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