[time-nuts] HP-105B Battery Replacement?

Alexander Pummer alexpcs at ieee.org
Wed Sep 14 21:41:35 EDT 2016

Hi Brooke,

sorry I have to disappoint you; Ni-Cd batteries do not use any acid, 
they have K-OH  kalium hidrioxid  [potassium hydroxide  for anglophone ] 
as electrolyte and they are normally very air-tide, and widely used in 




On 9/14/2016 4:45 PM, Brooke Clarke wrote:
> Hi Jeremy:
> It's a very bad idea to put any battery with acid in an enclosure that 
> has electronics since if it vents the acid will etch the PCBs.
> Guess how I learned this.  I got a great price on a Gibbs Frequency 
> Standard because the oven no longer worked.
> http://prc68.com/I/office_equip.html
> Modern Ni-Cad batteries have much more capacity than older ones and no 
> longer have a memory effect.  They are also very easy to charge, so 
> why not just replace the old cells?

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