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Subject: Re: hardware 'mod' for FM's
you want to be careful when you solder batteries, you need very careful that you don't cook them too much. But provided your careful they should werk fine.
----- Original Message -----
From: mat <matholton_at_landofconfusion.com>
Date: Thursday, January 29, 2004 12:38 pm
Subject: hardware 'mod' for FM's
> Hello all,
> I recently announced that I fixed my Fm recorder due to the badly
> designed grounding/negetive plate from thebattery to the casing..
> Well it's still not perfect and switches off on accassions (when
> on my bike and stuff). So I am considering solderiung the negative
> of the batteries directly to the ground on the motherboard. Is
> this a bad idea? Can I damage the batteries by soldering directly
> onto the end? All I want is a good contact that lasts, and it's
> currently unreliable. If I ever have to change the batteries, I
> can just desolder.
> Any help/ideas, most appreciated!
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