[NTLK] A question of battery sleds
chrisc30 at me.com
Tue Jan 8 18:46:53 EST 2013
I think lemon juice will neutralize the battery acid. Perhaps then clean the reset up with a small brush and distilled water?
On Jan 8, 2013, at 3:43 PM, Lord Groundhog wrote:
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> I just found where I mislaid a Newton MP2100 battery sled, with 4 AA
> batteries in it. The batteries leaked and I know there was a thread awhile
> ago that answered my question but I can’t find it just now. Can someone
> remind me the best way to remove battery chemical residue from the sled to
> preserve the plastic as well as the contacts? It’s not too bad as far as I
> can see but it’s not good for me to just leave it there and I will need the
> sled for a MP I’m returning to active service after a few years of a cushy
> desk job.
> Thanks in advance.
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