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Topic # 242810 15-Nov-2018 10:25
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I have recently been made to go on the Vodafone wireless home phone network. The phone they supplied me is a Mobicity hand piece which has mediocre reception at times.I have in the mean time been given a Huawei F688-20 Base and corresponding FH88  handset,  . The problem I have is the unit came with the Base battery,but with out the battery for the handset ,(this seems to be a battery consisting of two rechargeable AAA size batteries that have been shrunk wrapped together).I have been into our local Vodafone store to see if they could help but they can't supply the battery,but they had in store, the same unit in stock and allowed me to see if the battery had an identification /type number, this was a disappointment as the battery had no identification of any sort
 I have been trying to find out from Huawei customer support about them but until now I have been getting nowhere and feel like a rat in an exercise wheel, running hard but getting nowhere
If any one has any idea what this battery is or even what the voltage and amperage is I might be able to track one down on the net.
Many thanks for any information that any one can give me.

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  Reply # 2127077 15-Nov-2018 10:50
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Depending on the connector, a Uniden replacement bettery might work.


If they look like AA/AAAs shrink wrapped together, then that's what they will most probably be.


Noels sell a few spare Uniden batteries. You may be able to find them elsewhere/cheaper (Jaycar?)




Edit: The FH88 takes a 2.4V 600mA battery, which will be 2x 1.2V NiMH AAA cells (or AA), exactly what will be in the uniden battery above.

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  Reply # 2127252 15-Nov-2018 15:28
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Thanks for the quick reply Banana? The battery size is the right type but there might be a problem in regards to the plug on the end of the pig tail lead is a two pin type and the shape of the plug is different to the socket shape and the number of pins. I have uploaded two images of the handsets plug


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  Reply # 2127269 15-Nov-2018 15:56
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Further to the last  post the the manual information on connecting the battery to the handset seems to show the battery having 3 wires running from it

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  Reply # 2128199 16-Nov-2018 22:24
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Is it possible to take a triple battery pack that has a voltage of 3.6 volts 1000mAh  and has the extra Temperature wire and remove one battery from the pack giving me a battery pack of 2.4 volts 600mAh that I need and still retain the extra Temperature and not have any problems

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