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Wallstreet won't run from good battery

Message #1 - Posted 2003/06/28 - ArAfAt32

If a Wallstreet can charge an battery but not run off of it is this a bad power board or bad mobo? This is an old 12" model with no S-Video out.

TIA

Message #2 - Posted 2003/07/04 - Jim Polaski

Previously, ArAfAt32 wrote:

If a Wallstreet can charge an battery but not run off of it is this a bad power board or bad mobo? This is an old 12" model with no S-Video out.

TIA

Have you tried resetting the power manager?

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JP
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Message #3 - Posted 2003/07/05 - Fred McKenzie

<< If a Wallstreet can charge an battery but not run off of it is this a bad power board or bad mobo? >>

ArAfAt32-

When my Wallstreet 300 had a similar problem, it turned out to be the power manager board. While troubleshooting, the technician found that the battery worked OK in the right-hand module bay.

Another thing it might be is a bad battery. Has yours been heavily used? The Wallstreet is getting a little gray!

Fred

Message #4 - Posted 2003/07/05 - ArAfAt32

Previously, dsmith@qa- international.com says...

Le 05/07/03 15:51, dans 20030705095100.22522.00000118@mb-m15.aol.com, ´†Fred McKenzie†ª <fmmck@aol.com> a Ècrit†:

<< If a Wallstreet can charge an battery but not run off of it is this a bad power board or bad mobo? >>

ArAfAt32-

When my Wallstreet 300 had a similar problem, it turned out to be the power manager board. While troubleshooting, the technician found that the battery worked OK in the right-hand module bay.

Another thing it might be is a bad battery. Has yours been heavily used? The Wallstreet is getting a little gray!

Fred

I agree, another problem the screw under the battery must have JUST the right tension or the battery will not connect, try loosening it or tightening it SLIGHTLY

I tried the reset procedure but it is still no go. The battery is good, it runs my other Wallstreet just great. This was an old 12" unit I ressurected from spare parts. I tried the battery in both bays also.

Message #5 - Posted 2003/07/09 - ArAfAt32

Previously, no@mail.com says...

Previously, dsmith@qa- international.com says...

Le 05/07/03 15:51, dans 20030705095100.22522.00000118@mb-m15.aol.com, ´†Fred McKenzie†ª <fmmck@aol.com> a Ècrit†:

<< If a Wallstreet can charge an battery but not run off of it is this a bad power board or bad mobo? >>

ArAfAt32-

When my Wallstreet 300 had a similar problem, it turned out to be the power manager board. While troubleshooting, the technician found that the battery worked OK in the right-hand module bay.

Another thing it might be is a bad battery. Has yours been heavily used? The Wallstreet is getting a little gray!

Fred

I agree, another problem the screw under the battery must have JUST the right tension or the battery will not connect, try loosening it or tightening it SLIGHTLY

I tried the reset procedure but it is still no go. The battery is good, it runs my other Wallstreet just great. This was an old 12" unit I ressurected from spare parts. I tried the battery in both bays also.

Heh, I guess I did not wait long enough, I tried the 12" machine a couple of days after resetting the power manager and it booted from battery finally.

Goodbye forever group, I am selling both Powerbooks and returning to the Windoze world.

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