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Major Clanger
10-01-2013, 08:33 PM
Found a seller on ebay that offers two 3.6v saft AA lithium batteries for 5.95. Put in to a battery pack with a suitable connector, these will fit in to the head. Can anyone see a problem powering up the prime and secondary this way with these batteries? Typical meg packs are 5 times 1.5v or 2 times C Cell 3.6v packs and bought in the uk are about 30 quid each. The isc packs are about ten quid each plus postage and customs if bought from the US.

Stan
11-01-2013, 04:13 PM
I did that in a Copis (different beast to yours, I know). I think I might even have some battery holders left with the leads soldered on.

If I can find them, do you want them? In fact, Ii think you can get the batteries cheaper, NickB posted a link once, I'll see if I can find it.

I may, of course, be wrong. It has been known.....

Stan
11-01-2013, 04:18 PM
I was wrong.....

Try Buyabattery if the other places' postage is extortionate. I got 10 for just under 35 delivered.

Major Clanger
11-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Cheers Stan I think it was one of your holders I had originally, but only just got round to thinking about using it. Place I bought from is free delivery.