Mark Eichin eichin-openmoko at thok.org
Thu Jul 26 19:17:52 CEST 2007

Giles Jones <giles.jones at zen.co.uk> writes:

> They never do work on USB with no battery, it's just how the electronics are designed.

That's good to know.

> Shame about the missing bits, this may be of interest however:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo1973_Battery
> "The battery is a one 3.7V (nominal) cell. It has internal protection circuitry, and a capacity of 1200mAh.
> It is apparently compatible with the Nokia BL-5C See this mailing list post These are available very inexpensively from ebay. Though quality will of course vary. However, currently Neo1973 won't charge BL-5C batteries."

Hah, turns out that my Nokia 6630 uses the BL-5C as well, so I was
able to boot it using one of those.  That'll be enough to do a
firmware update, and get them to ship a replacement...

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