On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 11:54:06AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Gareth Eason thought:
>> They would do well to learn of Kepler's Third Law of Technology ("It works
> better if you plug it in.") :-)
Not if you do what I did it doesn't...
 While travelling across France, about 2 days from the nest USB port,
you plug your son's iAudio ogg player into a usb connector scavanged from
an old motherboard and soldered to a standard DC power socket which is in
turn plugged into an in-car charger with the voltage set to 6V and the
polarity reversible tip connected centre negative. 30 mins later: "Dad,
it's a bit hot...". EUR150 that little mistake cost...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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