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Call for Material, AMCS Bulletin “The Astyanax Caves of Mexico”

Subject: Call for Material, AMCS Bulletin “The Astyanax Caves of Mexico”

From: William R. Elliott

Date: 2/2/15

 

Calling all those who caved in the Sierra de El Abra and Sierra de Guatemala of northeastern Mexico!

The Association for Mexican Cave Studies (AMCS) is planning its next Bulletin on the 29 cavefish caves in that region. “The Astyanax Caves of Mexico” will be published in late 2015, and will have more than 100…

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Posted by William R. Elliott on February 2, 2015 at 10:05am

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Re: DistoX tablet question

AndrewA wrote:I have been trying a Asus Vivotab Note 8;


I ordered an Asus Vivotab Note 8last week and tried it out. Nice little tablet. But, the Wacom digitizer was DOA, the stylus didn't work out of the box. After spending a hour on the phone with Asus support, they finally wanted me to reinstall the OS from the recovery partition. I bailed at that point -- it was brand new -- and am returning it to Adorama.

It also doesn't keep a charge. It would not turn on when I took it out of the box -- with the current LiON batteries, devices usually come with some charge. I had to charge it for a couple hours before it would turn on. I then charged it to about 80%, turned it off, and went to bed. When I got up the next morning, the battery was dead again and it would not turn on.

Guess I got a lemon.

T.

PS turns out the internet will provide many stories of the Wacom digitizer in this device failing, the stories report that the digitizer cable goes bad frequently.

Re: Third Generation Disto-X Progress

snoboy wrote:Another path I have considered is to make a USB cable with alligator clips. Risk there is backwards connection and frying the DistoX/battery etc.


That's what I did. Color coding the alligator clips, color code the contacts, pay attention like you might fry a $600 device, and you'll be fine. Soldering the mini USB connector to the springy battery terminals wasn't mechanically secure enough for me, so I removed the USB connectors and used the alligator clips.

Re: Nice news article from LaGrange, Georgia

Good article, lots of good safety and conservation advice. I was curious why the captions repeatedly stated that Pettyjohns is in Floyd County. :shrug: Oh, well. Maybe it will keep a few folks from actually getting there, although any Google search would probably give you a pretty good idea of where it really is.

Trogman :helmet:

Nice news article from LaGrange, Georgia

This is a nice news article from LaGrange, Georgia, although I was surprised that it didn't mention the NSS in the article, although it did push for being safe and pushing similar ways of caving, as the NSS would do. :banana_yay:
http://lagrangenews.com/features/travel ... -treasures
 
 
 

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