[OM] Re: OM-1 battery test

Subject: [OM] Re: OM-1 battery test
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 07:12:54 -0500
I'm really not sure what Russ is looking for as I can never recall 
seeing a battery test here for the mercury battery in an OM-1.

But I can think of an easy way of testing it which doesn't require any 
voltmeters or testing equipment other than a gray card.  Assuming that 
you have no reason to doubt the accuracy of the meter, just do a 
"sunny-16" check with your gray card.  Of course, if you're unsure of 
the accuracy of the meter and (of course) don't have a new mercury 
battery... convert to silver oxide.

Chuck Norcutt

Fernando Gonzalez Gentile wrote:
> Hey Russ, good question.
> Hope I don't have to add a digital voltmeter to my equipment :-)
> Fernando
> - waiting for the wise answer too.
> on 8/03/2006 02:56, Russ Butler at russ@xxxxxxxxxx, wrote:
>>Somewhere I ran across reference to an undocumented battery test for the
>>OM-1 or 1n. Pretty sure I saw it in this list's archive but of course, I
>>didn't save it and now can't find it.
>>Any help really appreciated.
>>Russ Butler (nj usa)

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