Thanks - was Re: Cool calculator

From: John Honniball <>
Date: Thu Apr 3 16:23:00 2003

Tony Duell wrote:
> Ouch!!! How did it managhe that? Drawing excessive current from the
> battery?

I presume so, yes. Or conceivably, trying to charge the alkaline
cells from the USB power input? I didn't actually see it happen, but
I did get to clean up the mess.

> If I bought a device that caused the batteries to explode, not only would
> I want a full refund, I'd _never_ buy anything from that company again.

Quite agree!

John Honniball
Received on Thu Apr 03 2003 - 16:23:00 BST

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