Am Montag, 5. September 2016 18:47:22 UTC+2 schrieb Mike:
> I don't know why I like these machines so much; I'll seek counseling=20
> later on.
> The newest machine (my 2nd) has 6MB of RAM, a dead 60MB Connor drive, a=
> dead CMOS battery, a dead memory standby battery, and a dead main=20
> battery. It has some scuffs and it is missing the plastic port covers=20
> on the back too. Oh, and it doesn't come with a power supply. However,=
> it's generally functional.
> The plan is:
> Replace the Connor with an industrial Compact Flash card and adapter.=20
> The adapter is fairly cheap - just around $7 from Amazon. The=20
> industrial Compact Flash is designed as a hard drive replacement so it=20
> shouldn't burn up as quickly as a regular Compact Flash card. (Wearing=
> out the memory cells is a problem, especially for a FAT filesystem. See=
> 'wear leveling' for a good description of the problem.) The machine=20
> will recognize a large card (1GB or more) when using Drive Overlay Softwa=
> Replace the CMOS battery with an identical battery (Panasonic BR-2/3A).=
> A generic 3V Lithium CR123A battery fits but those are designed for=20
> short bursts with high power draw. The original Panasonic battery is=20
> still available from Digikey at a reasonable cost.
> Replace the memory standby battery with something slightly equivalent;=20
> it's a 3.6V NiCD pack that is only 45mAH in capacity. That's impossible=
> to find and expensive to build but I found a cordless phone battery pack=
> at 110mAH that should work as a stand-in.
> I am not going to repair the main battery pack yet; that is too much=20
> work and I really don't need portability. But I want to start looking=20
> into it because NiCD cells are obsolete and the longer you wait, the=20
> less selection there will be.
Hi, Mike, only yesterday an Ebay auction of a Lx40 (#162184939610) ended wi=
th no bid. If you want it, you=E2=80=99d contact the seller spiritofstlouis=
from M=C3=BCnchen/Munich. It had no power cable, no matter outside Europe.=