Zenith Data Systems laptop

From: Cliff Gregory <cgregory_at_lrbcg.com>
Date: Mon Jul 27 16:31:53 1998


I believe there were (are) several different models of Zenith Data Systems
laptops, so the power supplies may vary. However my model 150-308 uses a DC
16.5v 2A adapter.

Cliff Gregory

-----Original Message-----
From: classiccmp_at_u.washington.edu <classiccmp_at_u.washington.edu>
To: Cgregory <Cgregory>
Date: Monday, July 27, 1998 5:58 PM
Subject: Zenith Data Systems laptop

> Just purchased three Zenith Data Systems laptops at a Hamfest - my
>first IBM-compatible computers, believe it or not (always focused on the
>Apples & under-the-TV 8-bit systems).
> Needless to say, I don't know a thing about them. There are no power
>adapters. I have a 12v 300 mA adapter. Will that work with them? I
>hooked it up to all three systems - 2 of them didn't do a thing. The
>third "spins" up and I can hear a very faint wining noise from inside.
>The monitor, however, shows nothing (could this be due to too little
>amperage?). The computer gives a three-tone beep every 15 seconds or so
>(estimate) and beeps whenever I press a key.
> Anybody have any suggestions? Like I said, I don't anything about
>these, so any advice would be appreciated.
>Sysop of Caesarville Online
>Client software at: <http://home.earthlink.net/~tomowad/>
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