Battery warning in Falco terminals

Al Kossow aek at
Mon Nov 19 17:46:29 CST 2018

The later model 500/5000 have a small NiCd as well.

On 11/19/18 3:29 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> I've been helping the MAME guys simulate a TS-2624, which is a block mode HP emulating terminal.
> I had bought this a while ago, and never dumped the firmware. Unfortunately there is a large
> NiCd battery right in the middle of the board that leaked all over. I've taken some pictures
> which are up under falco on bitsavers.
> If anyone has one of these, you want to do battery mitigation ASAP. I'm in the middle of replacing
> every socket on the board since they were all within range of the leakage corrosion.
> Also, I suspect the first generation of terminals all have similar hardware with different
> firmware, so if someone has any of the other models (TS-1, etc.) we could get them simulated
> pretty easily once the firmware is dumped.

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