On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 7:45 PM, Doug Fabel <dfa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got a couple older machines that need their cmos batteries replaced.
> Has anyone come up with an alternative to the 1/2aa cmos battery? Is there
> any merit to converting to a more common battery (perhaps a CR series watch
> battery, or something similar)?
Is there any particular reason the stock battery isn't working for
you? They are still a farily common size, we use them at work in
various navigation and communications electronics as well. You could
probably kludge a CR2032 in there, but you'd have to replace it more
often as they are nominally 3.0 V, and most of the service manuals
call for the 3.6 V 1/2AA to be replaced at 2.8 V. There might even be
a few models that wouldn't be happy at the lower voltage/current,
though 2032s are definitely cheaper.
-Independent Carpenter, Electrician & Lighting Designer
-Purveyor of Classic Apple & Macintosh Gear
You received this message because you are a member of the Vintage Macs group.
The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/vintagemacs.shtml and our
netiquette guide is at http://www.lowendmac.com/lists/netiquette.shtml
To post to this group, send email to email@example.com
To leave this group, send email to vintage-macs+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com
For more options, visit this group at
Support for older Macs: http://lowendmac.com/services/
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups
"Vintage Macs" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.