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Subject: Re: Charging FMR via hardware
From: Tom Evans (
Date: 2003-10-02

Even if it is in very tightly, once the top PCB is detached from the
bottom caddy, it will come flying out with great ease.



mrlipring wrote:

>I got bored and decided to take my fmr to bits. like you do. :)
>couldn't for the life of me get the battery out, so i didn't risk breaking
>anything by forcing it. I'll try again soon, but it was in VERY tightly,
>possibly evidence of swelling.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "LoveLearn" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 12:56 AM
>Subject: Re: Charging FMR via hardware
>>Fred wrote about his nearly new FMR, "I took the battery to a dedicated
>>store downtown, and after he analyzed the battery and tried to charge it
>>they told me my battery was dead." Some FMR owners reported that this
>>LioN battery design can swell enough to rupture FMR display screens.
>>Other FMR owners have reported that their battery seems so tightly
>>contained that they found removing it difficult, probably more examples
>>of battery swelling. How should FMR owners respond to this report
>>By comparison, sets of 4 AA Metal Halide 1850 ma. cells can be quickly
>>exchanged and are developing an excellent track record.

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