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Offline gerald

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Re: AMSTRAD PORTABLE GETS A MODERN LCD TRANSPLANT
« Reply #1 on: 11:07, 01 November 19 »
Too bad that it lost its portability.  No more battery !

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Re: AMSTRAD PORTABLE GETS A MODERN LCD TRANSPLANT
« Reply #2 on: 15:55, 01 November 19 »
Would the NiCd battery have been any good after so many years?
I am assuming people replace the cells with something modern (did that with my Epson HX 20)?



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Re: AMSTRAD PORTABLE GETS A MODERN LCD TRANSPLANT
« Reply #3 on: 22:28, 01 November 19 »
The ppc uses 8 D-cell batteries and they last like an hour so i could choose the color led display any day of the week in place of the batteries "feature"  :P

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Re: AMSTRAD PORTABLE GETS A MODERN LCD TRANSPLANT
« Reply #4 on: 01:57, 02 November 19 »
Maybe you could fit another 12 V modern battery in there... in addition to the electronics for the TFT.


12 V... hmmm.. did somebody say car battery?  :laugh:

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Re: AMSTRAD PORTABLE GETS A MODERN LCD TRANSPLANT
« Reply #5 on: 03:11, 02 November 19 »
a 3000 mah 11.1v lipo could be shoved there and a regulator that should last long than the original D cells.