[rescue] %(#*^#(% soldered-down batteries...

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Sun Jan 25 14:36:37 CST 2004

On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Carl R. Friend wrote:

>    Does anyone here have any knowledge as to where a Tadrian TL-5186
> battery can be had?

That sounds suspiciously like the battery that Macintoshes use (little
purple barrel) for keeping the NVRAM NV.  If so, Rat Shack carries

>    Making matters worse, the bloody thing is soldered onto the main
> board (R4k).  Will someone please tell the designer that batteries
> *DIE* after a while and *need* *to* *be* *replaced*!

If the designed is ever fitted for a pacemaker, enlightenment will soon

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Elgin, TX         (   childhood.  Others grow up to be CEOs and
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