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Ultimately, what I'm looking for is this: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:82868 I'll have to find someone with a 3D printer, but that's not too much of a problem. Thanks everybody for their suggestions!
If you are willing to sacrifice a battery charger, you could gut the charging circuitry out of the charger housing and wire it as a battery dock.
The best way to avoid battery leakage is to: Use newer batteries that are not expired, Keep them out of hot places, and Don't mix battery types such as Duracell with Energizer. Using name brand batteries will also help prevent battery leakage. Make sure to change batteries often.
Acid cell and Alkaline Batteries function by a process of controlled corrosion of two different elements which creates a voltage potential and a current if the circuit is completed. This process is in continuous motion from the day of manufacture, while it sits on the shelf in its packaging, while installed in the equipment during off/idle periods. It ...
Yes on battery removal. I've had better luck with name brand batteries. Before you pitch the lamp, try some vinegar, scraping off the scale ( I used a cotton swab soaked in vinegar) then neutralize with baking soda and finally rinse with water. I just resurrected a kitchen timer this way. I think ( but don't know), that the battery chemistry is more ...
It is generally always recommended that the batteries be removed from devices that are not in use. Even the device manufacturers recommend this. I'm not sure what actually leads to batteries leaking other than a failed seal. It is possible that a device exposed to wide temperature excursions may make the battery seals more prone to failure. There is more ...
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