[vcf-midatlantic] batteries in computers (was: NeXTstation)

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 15:31:08 EST 2017


I was going to suggest putting the old cell in a ziplock... then I'm
reminded of when I tried something similar and the bag leaked :(

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 3:17 PM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> A couple of suggestions:
>
> Take a photo of the battery in situ before you remove the battery.  If you
> have no "official photographer", use your cell
> phone camera, and then email the photo to Evan with what the picture is of
> in the body of the email.
> This will help later when the battery is to be replaced.
>
> Extra credit: put the batteyr you removed in a zip log baggie and attach it
> to the computer (or put it
> inside) so a new battery can be purchased if the computer is ever put back
> in service.
>
> Bill Dudley
>
>
> This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
>
> On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 3:04 PM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> > Even if the batteries are wired in, they should still be clipped out.
> It's
> > worth the trouble vs. trying to repair it later on.
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Comment to "this is too complicated, too much work, etc."  This is the
> > >> cost of long-term ownership. The space and time taken by a computer,
> > will
> > >> be lost if it it self-destructs and that's not discovered until that
> > >> computer is needed or accessed.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Completely agree, we'll start doing that.
> > >
> > > But yet another plea: we need more helpers.
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jason Perkins
> > 313 355 0085
> >
>



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