[NTLK] Hi All! This is probably a dumb idea, and asking

Kevin LaCombe my_newton at wavecable.com
Mon Dec 15 20:37:03 EST 2014


Greg,

I'll be gentle…it was called the Battery Booster Pack and held 8 AA batteries.  I had one at one time but I don't recall if you needed a working internal battery in the eMate for it to function.  
It have tried to charge the internal battery while plugged in.

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-Kevin

On Dec 15, 2014, at 5:04 PM, "Greg Hankins" <greg at greghankins.com> wrote:

> Hi All!
> 
> This is probably a dumb idea, and asking the question will betray my questionable grasp of things electrical, but here goes:
> 
> Would it be feasible to create an external battery pack that plugs into the power adaptor socket of an eMate?
> 
> I'm thinking of one that could be loaded with
> 4 AA non-rechargeables, for use when you are out of power with the internal batteries but lack access to mains power (for instance, when camping).
> 
> You see such devices-often rechargeable-for latter-day devices like iPhones.
> 
> If such a thing is feasible, I might like to build one. Any tips or thoughts would 6e most welcome.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Greg
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