Warning. Don't remove battery with usb power
kousue at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 19:48:02 CET 2008
Okay, thanks for the clarification. I was just concerned about hearsay
on the list. Thanks for the science.
On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Ben Wilson <ben at abcom.co.nz> wrote:
> Hey Nick,
> I've not looked at the electronics inside the neo myself but the sound
> is typical in the electronics world of a switchmode power supply under
> grate strain.
> I was told by someone on the irc channel that OM folks recommend you
> don't do it and
> being an electronics engineer myself i recommend this too. The sound is not
> something the phone should be emitting in normal operation.
> Nick Guenther wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Ben Wilson <ben at abcom.co.nz> wrote:
> >> Hey,
> >> Just a reminder to everyone *NOT* to pull out the battery while the neo
> >> has USB power.
> >> You may not have heard it but the phone gets quite angry. As evident by
> >> a quiet scream the phone emits as the components in its power system
> >> begin to vibrate closer to magic smoke land.
> > Is this true? I haven't been worrying about the scream at all myself.
> > how do you know the whine is from power components?
> > -Nick
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