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fixing my giant battery

Postby isho » Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:14 pm

I have one of these, but it's broken.

http://www.duracellpower.com/backup-power/power-packs/powerpack-600.aspx

I think someone plugged in something that required too much load and fried some part of the electronics. Do you think it can be fixed or refurbished some how? Where would I go to get an estimate for something like that?
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Postby Token » Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:26 pm

Take it to your local e-waste and lead acid recycling center. Do not just throw it in the garbage.

Get a new one. Sad to say that these are not servicable items.
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Postby phil » Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:52 pm

Call duracell's toll free number and ask. The number's on the unit isn't it? If not, google's your friend.
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Postby gyre » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:15 pm

It could be electronics or electrical or the battery, which is most likely.
I have seen plug issues.

They can be serviced, but whether it is worth the trouble is another thing.

Some are nicad or nimh, most are agm or gel cells.
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Postby phil » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:36 pm

gyre wrote:They can be serviced, but whether it is worth the trouble is another thing.


That reminds me - in addition to the 800 number, I'd track down AEZ's website and ask about it there. It _may_ be they can fix it for you and charge it on the playa. It's a risk, but that's the nature of Burning Man.
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