[rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 14, Issue 56
rossber at mindspring.com
Sun Jan 25 18:21:33 CST 2004
On Sunday, January 25, 2004, at 01:19 PM, rescue-request at sunhelp.org
> Does anyone here have any knowledge as to where a Tadrian TL-5186
> battery can be had? The one in my SGI Indigo IRIS went flat on me
> and I need^W would like to resuscitate it.
Had the same problem with an Indigo.
> 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*!
All hackers should be able to solder something as simple as a battery
> Assuming that a new one can't be had, does anyone know what the
> minimum voltage is that's required to keep the Indigo clock ticking?
> The "proper" battery is rated for 3.6V. I'd like to move the bloody
> thing off the mainboard and get it over with. If a typical 3V
> Lithium cell will work, that'd be the easiest....
They are available from your local Radio Shack as a special order.
It comes to your home in a few days.
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