Replacing battery in "clock chip" (Was DG Aviion video

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Wed Dec 2 19:58:56 1998

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Roger Merchberger wrote:
> If the markings are for a Dallas 12887(a) then the NVRAM is integrated with
> the clock chip & battery. To my knowledge, the closest person to being
> world-famous for changing a Dallas battery would be Dr. Marty Goodman, of
> CoCo fame. IIRC, he's a member of a mailing list gatewayed to the newsgroup
> bit.listserv.coco, so if you send a message there, he should eventually get
> it (along with everyone else on the gatewayed list, so pose it as a
> CoCo-ish question... tho CoCoists (IMHO) aren't quite as rabid as some
> other platform gurus...)
His mother died recently, so he is flitting back and forth between Pinhole
and Brooklyn trying to arrange care for his father, etc. Therefore, his
"punctuality" in such projects will be further compromised.

Don't you just love it when they solder in that chip?

Fred Cisin            
2210 Sixth St.                  (510) 644-9366
Berkeley, CA 94710-2219
Received on Wed Dec 02 1998 - 19:58:56 GMT

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