From: Gary Pigott (tycho at domain skynet.csn.ul.ie)
Date: Thu 06 May 1999 - 13:21:27 IST
They're listed in the Argos catalogue aswell...although you should know that
NiMH batteries DO suffer from memory effect to some extent...Lithium Ion
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Scully : " Mulder, toads are falling from the sky! "
Mulder : " 'Guess their parachutes didn't open then. "
----- Original Message -----
From: John P. Looney <valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie>
To: Irish LUG list <ilug at domain linux.ie>
Sent: 06 May 1999 12:11
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Re: metal hydride batteries
> On Thu, May 06, 1999 at 11:49:14AM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe mentioned:
> > Grand : I was in there a few weeks ago and they said that they didn't
> > stock them at all : only various custom NiMH powerpacks for cameras
> > and similar equipment.
> > I'll drop down this evening and have a look.
> Need I warn you to ring & tell him to save you them, beforehand ? Number
> of times I've gone down to Peats, and found "Sorry, all out". Don't get me
> wrong - it's a great place to buy stuff, but their stock control leaves a
> bit to be desired. Oh, and don't bother *trying* to buy a MC68882 chip
> (motorola maths co-pro).
> "Here you go...a 387".
> "No, an Amiga uses Motorola chips"
> "But Intel make maths co-processors"
> "So do Motorola"
> "No they don't. Look. This chips says Intel"
> "Yeah, and Motorola ones don't"
> "That's because they don't make maths coprocessors. They make machintosh
> "And Amiga chips. And my Amiga wants a 68882 in it, which is a Motorola
> maths co-processor"
> "We can't sell you one"
> "Why not ?"
> "Because intel make maths co-processors"
> "So do Motorola. Looks ... in your catalogue. Motorola maths
> "Can you wait till Morgan comes in ?"
> Is PIRACY killing the Amiga?" bravely ponders AMIGA FORMAT -
> well, either that or someone's stopped manufacturing the hardware.
> -- www.ntk.net (30.04.99)
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