Nice find: DEC HiNote Ultra II

From: Bob Shannon <>
Date: Wed Aug 13 21:36:02 2003

If a Li-Ion battery pack is not working, get a replacement, or have it
by pros.

If you have never seen a Li-Ion cell explode (I do mean explode), then
you have
no idea how much power is in there.

Personally, I'd NEVER allow them to be charged on aircraft. Li-ion
cells are
highly explosive!

John Ruschmeyer wrote:

> On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 08:38 PM, Fred N. van Kempen wrote:
>> Shitty thing is... (a) the battery pack seems to have died, and
>> (b) I lost my copy of the SystemCD for reinstalling the system
>> onto it. Not a very big deal, I guess, but having it would be
>> nice.
>> Soo... anyone have of these gathering dust somewhere?
>> Lappy is a P8X/LYS5133 (P5/133 model, 16MB) with the 7.2V/3300mAh
>> stick-shape LiIon battery pack (FR-PCP8H-AB)
> Personally, I wouldn't give up on the battery yet. I've got an older
> Dell here (P100SD- P5/100) which still holds >90% of its original
> charge. My suspicion is that the charge is so low that the internal
> charging circuit won't give it a full charge. (Does it try to charge
> the battery and then stop?) You may need to remove/insert/remove the
> battery several times to build up a small base charge before the
> laptop will charge it to full power.
> <<<john>>>
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