[time-nuts] HP 5065A battery pack

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Nov 21 16:23:09 EST 2015

In message <77D0B0CC-A230-47D8-AF0B-772AEC876707 at n1k.org>, Bob Camp writes:

>The key issue is that there has been a lot learned about charging batteries
>since the 5065A was designed. 

While that is true, NiCd is almost the most robust battery chemistry out
there, so even with the rather suboptimal charging circuit (not atypical
for its vintage) they'll probably survive for a number of years just fine.

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