From: Waider (waider at domain waider.ie)
Date: Mon 01 Jul 2002 - 16:16:57 IST
Tim McAuley wrote:
> Does anyone have any information on where I might pick up a replacement
> battery for a Compaq Presario 1600 (or thereabouts)?
> I have a friend who's battery has gone and he's been quoted €160 for a new
> one. Is there anywhere to get one cheaper... or even a clone (i.e. none
> Compaq battery pack). I'm not sure if it was NiMH or Li-Ion.
1. Try Train-IT. I've used these guys before (ask for Mark!) and they're
polite and friendly. Unfortunately, I don't have their contact info to
2. Try DCB. I've had mixed experiences with them, which is why they're
#2. They're listed on the ILUG hardware page, funnily enough.
Both are registered Compaq suppliers, so even if they don't have 'em in
stock, they should be able to order the bits for you.
dabs.com are also able to supply compaq kit more-or-less on demand, but
they're in the UK so factor in sterling conversions and shipping.
-- waider at domain waider.ie / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me
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