Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/04/07

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Subject: [Leica] Alkaline vs Silver 625 replacement batteries
From: s.jessurun95 at (animal)
Date: Thu Apr 7 00:25:34 2005
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You can order new 1.35 volt  zinc zir batteries from wein the MRB 625,s
They work fine.
Best,simon jessurun
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John O. Newell" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 4:02 AM
Subject: [Leica] Alkaline vs Silver 625 replacement batteries

> This is probably a dumb question; in fact, I hope it is, but I'm cautious 
> about making assumptions.  I'm wondering whether anyone has had, or can 
> think of, any issues in using a silver 625 cell in a camera that 
> originally used a mercury 625 cell but has been recalibrated for an 
> alkaline 625  cell.  This would be a change from 1.5v nominal to 1.55v 
> nominal, which seems like it would be a difference so small that it would 
> be easily lost in the noise (examples: didn't precisely center needle; 
> didn't pick precisely correct area to meter) or at least would be well 
> within the latitude of even color reversal film.  Yes/no/maybe?
> Also, I'm assuming...but interested in confirmation...that there are no 
> physical differences between the alkaline and silver oxide dimensions?  I 
> have read of users with problems using the CRIS adapters.
> Many thanks for any info
> John Newell
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