matseng wrote:If I put a large warning text on the PCB silk layer saying "ISOLATE THE BATTERY OR IT'S DEAD JIM" maybe I'll remember to do it :-)
matseng wrote:I'm using these http://my.element14.com/jsp/search/prod ... SKU=908721 clips from Keystone made for AAA & N -size batteries.
matseng wrote:Isolating the battery with kapton would work, but that is a hack that is easy to forget when replacing the battery. I've got a bunch of the plastic-type holders as well, but the clips would be a better solution for a PCB mount. http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/12v-23 ... ?cPath=207
matseng wrote:The 23A -type of battery looks more or less the same at both the anode and cathode.
matseng wrote:I might end up using two cr2032 holders instead and put two cr2016 in each. That will be 12 volts as well and give me almost double mAh's as well, 90 instead of about 50.
matseng wrote:But I can get "One Hung Low" -brand 23A's locally at the Mr D.I.Y