Replacement battery for GTA01/Neo

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Wed Aug 19 16:38:46 CEST 2009

"Daniel.Li" <lida_mail at> writes:
> On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 00:14 +0400, Paul Fertser wrote: 
>> Gerald A <geraldablists at> writes:
>> > Looking at my Neo this morning, I noticed that it looked like the
>> > case wasn't put back on straight.
>> >
>> > I removed the back to find the battery is slightly bulging. I'm
>> > assuming this isn't a good thing.
>> Yes, using a battery like that is discouraged. Basically for gta01 you
>> can use BL-5C or even better (more capacity) BL-6C but currently it
>> doesn't charge it afaik. 
> BL-5C can't be charged with GTA02. 

That's just plain wrong! GTA02 has _zero_ problems charging BL-4/5/6C.

Please read the battery Q&A [1].

>> I'll try to come up with a patch to make it
>> work.
> Good. I'm trying to fix it, but I don't have much experience. Is there
> any references available for me to study?

To fix what? Do you have gta01?

>> Please catch me on IRC if you want to be early tester/adopter.
> Which IRC? do u have any address for IRC channel?

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