On 14-May-99, Lawrence Walker wrote:
You've been quite busy since finishing U. I envy
your Grid finds.
Not quite busy enough, though. I seem to have stalled after the GRiD
I picked up an EE 286 a while back which the previous
hard-wired for an external supply. The AC connector had been
Is this the same machine? The one I need info on is the LT-286, which
is the laptop model. It uses an external brick power supply when near a
It's a real pain to get at the batteries. In mine
there was what
looked like 5 C-cell sized batteries wrapped in plastic with no
I'm looking for the CMOS battery, which would have to be smaller than
that. The main battery pack for the LT-286 is probably about the size
of 5 C-cells.
At any rate, it's not that critical. The accountant is looking for a
more powerful laptop, and has offered to give me his dead Epson once he
Can't remember if I found anything on the
Epson site. I set it aside for later repair or cannibalization cause
there were many faults.
I found the LT-286 setup disk on the Epson site. Their support stuff is
better organized than AST's site, which I had to fish around in to find
GRiD setup stuff.
Anyway, thanks for pointing me to the Epson site. I keep forgetting to
check the corporate sites because I never expect to find anything useful
for old machines. In fact, I tend not to think of any of my machines
having parent companies that are still in business. :)
BTW, have you heard from Roger Sinasohn (sp?) at all lately, concerning
the GRiDPads? I noticed that you were on the list, too.
Let us know of your upcoming computer events for our