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Topic # 147152 10-Jun-2014 17:23
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It's been a common question over the years ... are there any suppliers in NZ for laptop cmos batteries?

I'm after one of those that is already in the yellow shrink wrapping with two wires/pin connectors.

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  Reply # 1062769 10-Jun-2014 17:31
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I couldn't find one locally for an Asus netbook, so I ordered one from Amazon last week after finding the part number.

If your soldering skills are spectacular, you could probably make one yourself using the cable from the old battery.  You would just have to ensure you got the right battery.




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  Reply # 1062773 10-Jun-2014 17:36
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Yeah, I've sourced them on eBay (ex China) just thought I might support local business.

I've also seen the board-mounted battery holders,  but wanted to avoid fiddly soldering etc.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1062786 10-Jun-2014 18:02
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These any good? Jaycar.co.nz

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  Reply # 1062793 10-Jun-2014 18:18
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something like this is easy to make if you have a soldering iron and electrical tape

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  Reply # 1062978 10-Jun-2014 21:54
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I'm sure Athlonite knows this, but anyway. The yellow stuff is not electrical tape. It is heatshrink tube, but still easily obtainable. Bought ones are spotwelded rather than soldered. Soldering is possible, but skills are required to avoid transferring to much heat to the battery and damaging/killing it.

But yes it can be done with a soldering iron and electrical tape but the result will not be pretty ; ).



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  Reply # 1063026 10-Jun-2014 22:42
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Exactly why I was looking for the easy (and cheaper) solution of a new battery and wires unit laughing

Looks like eBay is the answer.

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  Reply # 1063717 11-Jun-2014 22:37
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Yes I do know the difference between heat shrink and electrical tape as for it not looking pretty who cares it's hidden inside the laptop and is not visible 

DSE used to stock them you might be able to find one there

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  Reply # 1063723 11-Jun-2014 22:41
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Athlonite: DSE used to stock them you might be able to find one there 

DSE used to stock all sorts of things useful.  I knew they were going downhill when my local branch stopped stocking solder...




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  Reply # 1063804 12-Jun-2014 08:45
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yeah it wont be long before beds and lounge suites will sold by them and they'll be just like Harvey Norman


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  Reply # 1063828 12-Jun-2014 09:23
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Dynamic:
Athlonite: DSE used to stock them you might be able to find one there 

DSE used to stock all sorts of things useful.  I knew they were going downhill when my local branch stopped stocking solder...


They no longer stock solder but do still sell a single model of soldering iron. Go figure!





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  Reply # 1085953 9-Jul-2014 19:08
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http://store.emprgroup.co.nz/p-141026-486624-001.aspx

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