[Coco] Survey of Coco realtime clock users

Arthur Flexser flexser at fiu.edu
Fri Nov 30 18:00:28 EST 2007

Out of curiosity, how'd you go about replacing the battery?  It looked like the
battery was potted in epoxy or something and not at all easy to replace.  On the
other hand, it was rated to last 10 years.  How long did yours hold out for?  I
never heard of a case of one finally giving out.


On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Robert Gault wrote:

> I'd like to get an idea of how many people have some type of realtime 
> clock installed in a Coco system. Don't bother replying regards emulators.
> Indicate what chip you have and where it is installed. My reason for 
> asking, besides curiosity, is to find out how many users are subject to 
> battery wear out and clock failure.
> For example, I have a Smartwatch DS1216 (sold at one time by Tandy) 
> installed in my RS-232 pak instead of the ROM. Just had to replace the 
> battery.
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