PDP-8 /e/f/m memory
vrs at msn.com
Tue Aug 15 12:26:40 CDT 2006
From: "Roy J. Tellason" <rtellason at verizon.net>
> On Tuesday 15 August 2006 08:26 am, Allison wrote:
> > I shave off the top of the DS1287s and replace the cell. It's easy to
> > the battery on those as it's magnetic!
> Interesting! What tooling do you use to do this?
I thought they were kinda sorta designed to make this easy? I seem to
some of the Dallas parts even have available battery replacements, where you
can remove the old battery and attach the new, which snaps onto the IC
Of course, given how part availability works these days, I'd expect to
the snap-on carrier to allow me to put batteries elsewhere, as surely no-one
even admit to having heard of the things by the time you need the new
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