Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Question about battery replacement

  1. #1
    Insert Coin (Level 0) Single Player Gamer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Gainesville, FL
    Posts
    65
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default Question about battery replacement

    I am aware that there have been threads and post about this subject before but I need some help anyway. I need to replace a battery in my NES cart and am the type of person who has never used a soldering iron. I have heard that electrical tape works but something is lost to me when I read up on how to do things. Does anyone have a step by step instruction with pictures? I noticed that at least one of the threads had someone that used a compression method to put in the battery with the electrical tape that worked well.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated as I would like to experience Dragon Warrior for the first time without having to play it all in one sitting or resorting to emulation when I have the original stuff.

  2. #2
    Jessica's Knight / SOFEL Fanboy InsaneDavid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Silicon Valley, USA
    Posts
    7,349
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    16
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    11
    Thanked in
    10 Posts

    Default

    Learn to solder. It's not hard to do the type of work replacing a battery requires, just search Google for some soldering tutorials. The best iron you can purchase for intermediate to advanced work is the $8 30W (or are they all 25W now?) iron from Radio Shack. Desolder the battery and battery clip and replace it with a new battery clip that will alow easy replacement of the button cell in the future. (I believe there's a thread that shows this, about replacing SNES batteries)
    Contributing Writer, Retrogaming Times Monthly 2004 - 2013
    Chief Editor, The Retrogaming Times 2016 - Present *NEW RETROGAMING HOBBYIST NEWSLETTER!*


Similar Threads

  1. PSPgo: Replacement Battery?
    By Jive3D in forum Modern Gaming
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-19-2012, 07:00 PM
  2. Dreamcast battery replacement
    By Ninjamohawk in forum Technical and Restoration Society
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-11-2011, 07:40 PM
  3. Where do I get a replacement Psp battery?
    By Chainsaw_Charlie in forum Modern Gaming
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-30-2010, 09:16 AM
  4. Snes battery replacement?
    By Richter Belmount in forum Technical and Restoration Society
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-27-2004, 12:17 PM
  5. Genesis Battery Replacement
    By VACRMH in forum Buying and Selling
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-07-2003, 07:51 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •