Replacing an A2000 battery

From: Peter C. Wallace <>
Date: Sun Nov 7 00:08:00 2004

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Dr. Ido wrote:

> >Also, did I read somewhere earlier that soldering to a battery is a VBT?
> >(Very Bad Thing) ;)
> I've also heard that, but I don't know the exact reason for it. I have
> soldered leads directly to lithium coin type memory backup batteries before
> without any problems. Usually I fit a battery holder, but sometimes when I
> don't have one on hand I've taken the lazy/easy option.

The reason is that when soldering on the wires tabs etc, the Lithium cell may
be heated enough to explode in your face = Very Bad Thing

Peter Wallace
Received on Sun Nov 07 2004 - 00:08:00 GMT

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