Mac Portable questions

From: Richard A. Cini, Jr. <>
Date: Sun Jul 12 07:02:29 1998

On Sat, 11 Jul 1998 11:02:36 PDT, "Max Eskin" <>

>>I have the feeling this is the early version, because mine is the later
>>backlit one, which has no dip switches. The sad mac code could very
>>easily be due to a power problem. It will sadmac if there isn't enough
>>power. Note that running off the portable AC adapter is _not_ enough.
>>You need an additional .5 amps, whereever you get it.

    Why is that? Who ever heard of a battery charger for a laptop being
*just* a charger? So, if I hook-up a known-good battery power source of
similar amperage to the internal battery slot, I should be good to go.


Rich Cini/WUGNET <>
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