[volt-nuts] Wanted - UK source of a replacement battery (type LX 1634) for HP 3457A 6.5 digit multimeter

Joseph Gray jgray at zianet.com
Sun Jan 24 17:12:38 EST 2016

Lots more info here:

The Panasonic battery I just used measured 3.39 VDC.

Joe Gray

On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 2:24 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
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> In message <CANX10hADbw1u9eJC8_ZgsK94k8Az8vzG4oSe+XnGfWRALi0B0w at mail.gmail.com>
> , "Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd)" writes:
>>Opening the meter up, I see the PCB shows "BT 601". There's no name on the
>>battery I can see, but the type number of LX 1634. The voltage measured on
>>my 4.5 digit handheld DVM is 3.03 V. Googling around
> My guess is that this is a 3.6V Lithium-Thionyl battery, and if it is
> only 3.03V now, you're very likely tethering right on the brink.
> The most reputable vendor in this space is Tadiran, and they charge
> accordingly.
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