Subject: Re: well son of a...............
To: None <>
From: Carl Lowenstein <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/23/2001 17:35:36
> Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 13:07:56 -0400
> From: Brian Hechinger <>
> To: M J Dowden <>
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: well son of a...............
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 09:58:19AM -0400, M J Dowden wrote:
> > 
> >      Maybe not. VAX 4000's (big box versions) have 3 AAA NiCads in 
> > them. You may find that if you leave the unit on (even without an OS 
> > running), the batteries will charge up.
> the machine has been running almost non-stop for a couple of weeks
> now, and the batteries are still dead.  i guess i'll just have to
> write them off at this point. :)

Look for the packs available for various wireless telephones.  One of
them is likely to be a good fit.  I know this works for the batteries
used in MicroVAX IIs and other things of that vintage.

        carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego