> Apologies for this being slightly off topic. I'm thinking of buying a
> Sharp Zaurus SL-5600 from the USA. Are there any major issues vis-avis
> the power adaptor/recharging the unit in Ireland? Are there any other
> US-specific issues I need to consider if I wish to use it in Ireland?
Yup, I got one of these a while back - couldn't find and place that would
ship me one out of the US so I had to get a friend to assist. The power
adaptor is dual voltage and uses a standard sideways 8 shape connector
for the mains lead, like you'd get on a portable tape recorder and the
like so no issues there. The only US-ism that I haven't been able to
shake is the date format in the spreadsheet. It has many formats, but
dd/mm/yyyy is not one of them.
> If anyone else out there has bought one of these, what is your opinion
> of this particular model of PDA?
It's great. Even syncs to *shudder* Outlook with no issues and it's so
handy to be able to just compile stuff up and have it work!
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