Needed: rom for Model 100

From: Marvin <>
Date: Sun Nov 2 15:36:52 1997

Charles P. Hobbs wrote:

> On Sun, 2 Nov 1997, Allison J Parent wrote:
> > Any machine that runs on nicads, they are suspect until checked for
> > leakage and charged. Often they develope internal shorts that render
> > them impossible to charge in the machine. Replacement is the best course
> > in most cases.
> I thought this machine just used regular batteries. (I guess it could run
> on nicads as well, but doesn't require them). At any event, there were
> four regular Duracell alkalines (not working) in the machine when I bought
> it.
> Or, are their other batteries buried somewhere inside the case?

The nicad battery is used to backup the memory. It is soldered in place and
is located inside the case. Of the 6+ machines I have had apart, only one
had a nicad that was leaking. I have found that the nicads are much more
susceptable to leakage when they sit uncharged for long periods of time.
Received on Sun Nov 02 1997 - 15:36:52 GMT

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