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Topic # 113994 4-Feb-2013 13:38 Send private message

I dragged an old laptop out of retirement to qualify for the Windows 8 upgrade offer last week.

The bios battery is long dead. It is wrapped in heat shrink and has wires coming out of it going to a push connector on the mainboard. It is just a standard 2032 battery in there. It has spot welded terminals. It will be a minor pain to recreate a similar package.

Is this package a standard part? Is there anywhere in Auckland City I can walk in be guaranteed to pick one up?

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  Reply # 755689 4-Feb-2013 17:37 Send private message

Laptop manufacturer might help people find similar battery wrapper?





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  Reply # 755690 4-Feb-2013 17:40 Send private message


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  Reply # 755700 4-Feb-2013 17:51 Send private message

I'm guessing he's after something along the lines of this




These's are fairly easy to solder / re heat shrink but you can also pick them up on ebay http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=Laptop+Bios+Battery&_sacat=0&_from=R40



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  Reply # 755703 4-Feb-2013 17:53 Send private message

boby55: I'm guessing he's after something along the lines of this





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  Reply # 755749 4-Feb-2013 19:40 Send private message

Those jaycar batteries look like a good start on the problem. I did more googling and it looks like the ones with the lead and plug are a common part for laptops. In the meantime I could not resist the sellotape and it is doing the job for now.

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