old Toshiba laptop help (on topic??)

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Fri May 29 10:35:18 1998

At 08:12 AM 5/29/98 -0700, you wrote:
>The problem is, the battery pack for this computer is Nickel Metal
>Hydride, not NiCad. Is there any process for "zapping" a NiMH
>battery like there is for NiCad? I've had good success with NiCad,
>but don't know what to do with the NiMH packs that are showing up in
>the "newer" old laptops.
>You could also rebuild the battery pack with NiMH cells. Would it be
>possible to use NiCad with the same voltage/current specs? The battery
>charger might not work?

   The battery manufacturers say that the batteries and chargers aren't
interchangeable. A good battery rebuilder should be able to replace the
original NiMH cells with new ones.

Received on Fri May 29 1998 - 10:35:18 BST

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