polisix repair carefull

The Old Crow oldcrow at oldcrows.net
Sun Nov 28 02:33:30 CET 1999


On Sun, 28 Nov 1999, Peter Blackett wrote:

> DEar The Old Crow ,and Roel ,
> the original battery in the Polysix is a nicad ,
> so If you want to replace it with a 3 volt Lithium battery cr2032 
>  you HAVE to change the components   to remove the charging current .
> Otherwise the lithium battery may explode ! 

  I am aware of this.  I outline this in my illustrated repair procedure:
http://www.oldcrows.net/~oldcrow/synth/polysix/repair.html

  Mention is made somewhere in step 6.

> but I think you could use a nickle metal hydride cell and leave the
> resistor in .....

  Probably.  I find it easier to use lithium coin cells, myself.

  --Crow

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