batteries Was: PDP-8 /e/f/m memory
ray at arachelian.com
Fri Aug 18 13:03:07 CDT 2006
I did the same with my 20th Anniversary Mac, but only because the
replacement Lithium battery was too expensive to get. I replaced it
with two Lithium AA batteries in a AA holder + wires. :-)
> All my PCs that have CMOS batteries accessable have a external
> (.6x2x1.5 inches) plastic box with a suitable battery placed
> in it and wires to the internal battery location. I had a
> bad experience early on with NiCd leakage on a board so off
> the board they go. External makes for accessability without
> opening the cases. It also allows me to use a battery that
> is larger or better that would not fit where the orginal was.
> I apply this to a my otehr systems as well, S100 toy clock
> battery, MicrovaxII TOY clock battery and similar.
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