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01-17-2005, 12:26 PM   #1

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External Battery Hello to you all, I’m going on holiday soon, and the coach journey is about 13 hours. I don’t think my iPAQ 2100 can cope with one battery. I heard that somewhere on the internet you can get an external battery which can connect to the bottom of the iPAQ. I was just wondering if any of you have seen or heard anything to do with that. If any of you have can you pleases tell me where as i have just recently purchased a 1G SD card with all my music on it.

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01-17-2005, 12:51 PM   #2

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01-17-2005, 05:55 PM   #3

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Thank you, That is a good idea, but since i do not have on of those connectors at the bottom of the iPAQ hx 2100 series would this adaptor that i got any handy which connects at the bottom of the iPAQ i know im being vauge but im not good at describing things.

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I also live in England so i am suggesting if you know any good sites that are from the UK so it makes the Postage and packing a bit less expensive.

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01-18-2005, 10:35 AM   #4

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01-18-2005, 12:32 PM   #5

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Yes, you would use the little adapter that comes with the iPaq that attaches to the Sync port on the bottom of the iPaq. Or, you can buy a second one to dedicate just for the battery box. I do not know any specific web sites located in the U.K. that sell this item, or a similar item. Here is a link to a company located in London that specializes in iPaq Parts and repairs. They might be able to help you find a similar item.

http://www.ipaqrepair.co.uk/

Here in the states we have a company called Radio Shack that sells electrical components. A few years ago there was a Build-It-Yourself version of that battery box going around all of the iPaq sites. Only need a battery box, some wires, and a adapter plug, failry cheap items. Just assemble the unit and put in your batteries. If you are handy with a soldering iron you might want to see if you can find these directions on Google. Jack, I knew you had reviewed a battery box recently, but I could not find it. I guess I did not go back far enough when looking for it. That is a nice box. But, they sell direct. They do not list any European distributors.

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01-23-2005, 11:34 PM   #6

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then again You Can simply Upgrade from the Factory batter to a higher mAh battery, Bigger capacity numbers will satisfy your needs for power. either that since youll be in a car Buy a A/C adapter for the cigarette lighter. Find them Cheap on ebay 30 bucks is the going rate for IPAQ battery Upgrades. I was gonna upgrade my 3635 from the factory 800 mAh (kinda shot since it was old) …. to a 1600 mAh battery.

Fresh Extended batteries last about 3 hours with the backlight on too.