TI-59 question

From: Kris Kirby <kris_at_catonic.net>
Date: Tue Aug 13 15:41:00 2002

On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, Sipke de Wal wrote:
> Never operate the TI59 without the nicads! when
> the machine is turned on the excess voltage
> will be dumpt into them so the -vbat will be kept at
> -3.7 Volts! To operate it without nicads might
> toast the machine !!!!


Did it by accident once. Luckily, about a month later, a TI59 (the
previous one was a 58) showed up at a Boeing company auction for $5 on the
print cradle. Nicad in the print cradle was toast though.

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