NiCd battery replacement in vintage computers
Mark J. Blair
nf6x at nf6x.net
Mon Feb 8 13:21:14 CST 2016
> On Feb 8, 2016, at 07:08 , dwight <dkelvey at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Make sure to neutralize the leaked alkaline stuff from the cells.
> Just a simple cleaning isn't enough. I use white vinegar.
I physically removed the affected area down to bare copper and fiberglass:
> On Feb 8, 2016, at 08:30 , Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> Yup. And things have only gotten better with time. I suspect that you could power the '818 RTC with a few slices of potato and scavenged wire for several months.
Or at least until I get hungry. :)
Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>
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