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Replacing Lombard PRAM?

Message #1 - Posted 2006/09/08 - Michael L Kankiewicz

I am having a problem replacing the pram battery on my Lombard. I have done it twice in the past on my Wallstreet with no problem. However, the Lombard is presenting a problem. The guides I find show that once the keyboard is flipped open the battery is visible for removal. But in my Lombard there is a metal plate completely covering the battery area that I cannot figure out how to remove. Has anyone else ever come across this?

Thanks,
MK

Message #2 - Posted 2006/09/08 - Michael L Kankiewicz

Cancel my question. I won't even tell you all how stupid this was.

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MK

Message #3 - Posted 2006/09/08 - Garner Miller

Previously, Michael L Kankiewicz wrote:

Cancel my question. I won't even tell you all how stupid this was.

Ha... my mother managed to fry her Mac SE with nothing more than a modem cable, so I've seen stranger. :-)

The cable had a round DIN-8 plug on one end, and a standard DB-25 plug on the other end. She plugged the large end into the Mac's SCSI port (it fit), and the other end into an ImageWriter II (it also fit). I came over to see a flashing screen, beeping etc. Whoops.

(It wasn't actually fried -- it worked fine when we fixed the plugs -- but it took me a few minutes to see what she had done. I was impressed!)

Message #4 - Posted 2006/09/08 - Michael L Kankiewicz

The metal "plate" was the top of the dvd drive that I forgot to pull out.

Message #5 - Posted 2006/09/08 - Michael L Kankiewicz

On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Garner Miller wrote:

Ha... my mother managed to fry her Mac SE with nothing more than a modem cable, so I've seen stranger. :-)
The cable had a round DIN-8 plug on one end, and a standard DB-25 plug on the other end. She plugged the large end into the Mac's SCSI port (it fit), and the other end into an ImageWriter II (it also fit). I came over to see a flashing screen, beeping etc. Whoops.

Yes, someone I work with was asking me for some help with her stuff at home switching to a new system but using her old periphs. She was confusing the hell out of me, continually interchanging the terms scsi, serial, and usb. I finally figured out the when she said scsi she was referring to the parallel port on her printer.

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