Re: Omnigo AC adapter plug

Michael J Dark (
Mon, 3 Feb 1997 19:04:24 -0500 (EST)

> the back-up battery was on a separate circuit. When I was ready to make
> the modification to add the jack, I measured the two leads and found to
> my amazement that they were not the power leads. Everything lead me to
> believe this because they came from the battery compartment, they were
> the two separate wires in addition to the ribbon cable connecting the
> two halves, and they connected directly to what looked like power input
> to the mother processor board on the keyboard side of the unit. I now
> have no idea what those two wires do. I assume that the REAL power

Couldn't you solder two wires of your own to the bottom motherboard where the
power connectors come in from the battery compartment, in parallel? Or, where
the spring clip/positive side connector comes into the case from the

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