[conspire] Cobalt Qube2 revival
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Thu Feb 9 18:09:13 PST 2006
According to Rick Moen,
> Daniel wrote:
> > I was more curious about the Cobalt Qube, but the NetWinder is
> > interesting, too. IIRC, the voltage on the Qube's power supply would
> > trail off.
> They were notoriously weak, that being people's biggest complaint about
> them. I've just sprung $15 on eBay for a replacement, beefier PSU
> intended for HP Omnibook laptops: One can hack those (re-soldering to
> the Qube PSU's plug) to make them Qube-compliant.
Anyone need an HP Omnibook power supply? I have a couple in
a box in my closet.
A clever hack for 12V power, by the way, is to open your
standard UPS. They usually have a 12V gell cell inside.
You can just tap off of it.
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