Leaving computers on... (was Re: Disc analyser news update)
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Thu Mar 25 21:25:16 CDT 2010
On 25 Mar 2010 at 21:56, Teo Zenios wrote:
> Yes, that was my guess, too. Only laptop-/style/ portable I ever even
> heard of with a lead-acid battery. *Gorgeous* monochrome active-matrix
> LCD, too. Stunning for its time, still good today.
I've got a Smith-Corona PWP-7000LT word processor that resembles the
HP110 in size and general appearance. It uses lead-acid batteries
also, but has a backlight to the LCD screen, for all the good it
BTW, the battery still holds a charge after more than 20 years. Try
that with your lithium-ion battery.
A nickel-iron battery would be even better, but I'm not aware of any
portable device with one.
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