Re: [NTLK] Backup Battery MP, 100, 120, 130

From: Jon Glass <>
Date: Mon Dec 22 2008 - 06:20:07 EST

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Gary Dunn <> wrote:
> Well, what I wrote is true for a 110 because I own one, and I assumed
> that if a 130 had a backup battery, that's what it is there for. So much
> for assumptions! But then what is the battery for?
I have a Sharp bla bla bla (dont rember the model. I believe it's like
the 110), and it's made such that you cannot remove both batteries.
So, if you remove the backup battery with the other battery still
installed and with a charge, you won't lose anything. However I
believe the memory in these devices was volatile, meaning all loss of
power meant all loss of memory. the 120 and later, I believe use
non-volatile memory, and the backup battery is to keep the clock set
properly, and some other non-essential settings, and that's all. But
my own memory is not what it used to be, so I'm not sure any more. Too
bad a battery replacement can't fix that! ;-)

 -Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland
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