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> I've Another Idea For The Spare Md Slot In C1k, Ectra juice for the bettery
post Aug 4 2007, 11:42 PM
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I've noticed that the nokia BL-5C Original battery is:
it's a Li-Ion just like the Z battery and has the same nominal tension,
it's nominally 850mA/h,
very light (will not impact much on overall weight),
just slightli thicker then a standard CF,
without the plastic enclosuer it's also about 3 mm longer then a CF.

So overall it should fit in the space left bay the missing MD and add an extra 50% battery life which is not bad.

Next time I open it up I'll check ... I also need to get another BL-5C battery to dismantle out of the plastic casing.

Now some more conciderations:
is it safe to have another Li-Ion in parallel with the standard Z battery ?
will the different capacities of the batteries cause any trouble ?
can the internal charge circuitary handle the 2 batteryes in parallel ?
how long will it take to charge the 2 batteries (currently my C1k charges overnight ... I fear that the night will not be enough for bothe) ?

Any conciderations are wellcome ;-)
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post Aug 8 2007, 07:10 AM
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when i dought refrence somone who has done it

i know for a fact that the nslu has an onboard rtc connected via i2c and there is a good chance its 3.3 v (nslus use an xscale processor) and its battery backed up

if you want the chip just tell me and i will send it to you. i use ntp for all my time stuff on my home network

links: http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Info/RTCChipInfo
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