Tandy 600 acting screwy

From: Jason Willgruber <roblwill_at_usaor.net>
Date: Wed Jan 13 14:23:43 1999

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger Merchberger <zmerch_at_30below.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 1999 9:30 PM
Subject: Re: Tandy 600 acting screwy

>My 600 started doing this as well... but without the NiCd's in it at all.
>Methinks the nicads are necessary for voltage regulation or somesuch...
>One question: You mentioned replacing the nicads -- I don't know if this
>makes a difference, but did you use *hi-capacity* nicads??? The original
>nicads in the T600 were 4000mAh - the plain-jane RadioShack D-cell nicads
>are like 1800mAh or so, IIRC.
I used the hi-capacity ones. It was all that the local R/S carries as far a
D-cells goes.

>Aim for RS's Hi-Capacity Nicads - 4500mAh - should increase that 11 hour
>(advertised) runtime by over an hour.
>Or just order a new Tandy battery pack - for $80.00. :-( Ummm, I don't
>think so!!!
>Will let you know when I get mine working (local RS only had 3 batteries...
>:-/ ).
                 -Jason Willgruber
                  ICQ#: 1730318
Received on Wed Jan 13 1999 - 14:23:43 GMT

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