Rockbox mail archive
Subject: Re: Spare battery
From: Joris van den Heuvel (joris.bass_at_planet.nl)
| Li-Ion batteries are rather dangerous and cannot be
| handled by the end user, it probably isn't Archos
| choice, battery manufacturers impose that kind of
| restrictions on their clients.
This is the very reason I will never, ever, not ever if my life depended on
it, buy a unit with fixed Li-Ion batteries in them. If the things wear out,
you'll have to send it to the manufacturer to have them replaced. Bring on
the money! Cha-ching!
BTW, Li-Ion batteries are kind of explosive if not handled correctly.
Lithium (and possibly other chemical substances) that leaks from a damaged
cell is highly flammable and (possibly) poisonous.
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