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#1 2016-10-19 10:47:31

apple tech geek
Registered: 2016-10-19
Posts: 1

pram alternative

i just removed the pram out of my macintosh se luckly no damage beside the terminal contacts
no i want to "mod" it so i can use something else like a button cell i see the pram uses 3.6 volts and button cell 3
any way to make this work?
btw this is my first post haha


#2 2016-10-19 16:40:01

From: Corvallis, OR
Registered: 2014-05-12
Posts: 1,020

Re: pram alternative

Has anyone used a supercap in place of a pram battery? Pretty common on old games for the battery backed ram.

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