cfharris at erols.com
Fri Mar 10 15:29:26 EST 2006
It is not a rechargeable battery. It is a lithium iodide
pacemaker cell, and when it dies, it blows corrosive material
all over the place. It is soldered onto the CPU card. They are
available in two different packages: One is a welded stainless steel
disk, about 1-1/2 inches in diameter, and the other is rectangular
about 1 inch x 1-1/4. Both have 3 leads, and are mounted towards
the edge of the board. They are marked Catalyst Research.
Replace them with a CR2477 cell that has welded on tabs.
> Thanks for warning.
> Do I have to have unit powered up when changing battery?
> At 02:05 PM 3/10/2006, you wrote:
>> Replace your 1240's battery!
>> It is a disaster waiting for a time to happen.
>> Use a new CR2477 with welded on tabs.
>> The same pacemaker battery is also in the 1240/41's
>> RAM cartridges.
>> -Chuck Harris
>> buehl wrote:
>>> Can anyone provide info on a source for manuals for Tektronix 1240 logic
>>> analyzer and HP 8565A spectrum analyzer?
>>> Also information on probes and output connections for the Tek 1240
>> would be
>>> Tom Buehl
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