semi-OT: Power Computing 100 power supply

From: TeoZ <>
Date: Fri Apr 4 15:00:00 2003

There are people on ebay selling the pram batteries cheap, I purchased 2 and
had them delivered for less then you can get one ordered at radio shack.
LEM doesnt have much going on with nubus machines, everybody has the OSX bug
there anymore. And yes, macs do act wierd when the battery is low or dead..

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Rice" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 04, 2003 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: semi-OT: Power Computing 100 power supply

> I have a fully functioning Power 100. The power supply won't start if
> the pram battery is dead. It's the standard 3.6v 950mAH lithium cell
> that 75% of all Mac's use. Rat Shack has them for around $10 or Fry's
> has them for $6.00. It's a Tadiran TL-5151. Some Mac's you can crowbar
> into starting without the battery by rapidly pressing the power on
> button several times off and on, but the Power 100 isn't one of those.
> I'm working on my Mac clones this weekend, so I can check voltages and
> pinouts. I adapted an ATX supply to my Daystar Genesis MP800. It has
> an uptime of over 5 months as of this week. I've since picked up an
> original Daystar/Magnetrol supply, but sine the 550watt ATX is still
> cooking, I haven't installed it.
> You are right about the lack of response on the lem PowerComputing
> list. Nobody want's to talk about the NuBus machines.
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