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> 6000 Backup Battery Whining & Complaining, backup battery not holding charge?
the_oak
post Dec 20 2009, 06:57 AM
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Lately my Tosa is constantly telling me my backup battery is "extremely low" and suggests that the backup battery switch be turned on. That switch is on as it has been since I bought this in October of 2004. (Wow, this thing is 5 years old!) It still keeps time, and works perfectly other than that annoying message. So I am thinking that my backup battery needs replacing.

Any info on what battery and where to purchase would be appreciated.

Also, this probably should have been in the model specific > 6000 forum, but I fear it might not be noticed in that mostly dead area.
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the_oak
post Dec 31 2009, 05:50 PM
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My spare battery was bought 2 or 3 years ago, after reading a post on one of the oesf forums. I can't remember which post, or even which forum. Conics had some, but I don't think they do anymore. I found a "refurbished" one listed here:

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?hl=...IwAg#ps-sellers

but there is not enough information on that page to tell if the seller actually has the know how and resources to "refurbish", or if they just wiped the dirt off of a battery and called it "refurbished".

There are battery rebuilding services such as this one:

http://www.microbattery.com/custom-battery-packs.htm That may be able to actually refurbish (or rebuild) our 6000 batteries.
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