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Offline Mundocombo

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Suicide batteries
« on: December 09, 2009, 06:25:01 AM »
I would like to know which Cave kits have those "suicide Batteries" that can kill the pcb forever. BTW is there any way or anyonw that "phoenixes" those?

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Re: Suicide batteries
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2009, 06:47:29 AM »
Progear - Can be Phoenixed and resurrected
DOJ BL - Cannot be"Phoenixed" but can be resurrected.

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Re: Suicide batteries
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2009, 06:32:12 AM »
Thanks SuperPang. I Hate those suicide batteries, but here seems the problem is not as serious as in the CPS2 systems.

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Re: Suicide batteries
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2009, 07:12:55 AM »
It only effects DOJ black due to extra security encryption. The battery is as vulnerable as CPS2 and like CPS2 it can be replaced every 5 or so years to prevent it. If the battery does die causing a ROM error it can be resurrected by rtw or Cave themselves but it can't be made suicide free.

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Re: Suicide batteries
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2009, 05:07:58 PM »


Keep in mind that Varta batteries have been known to kill (at least 1) board due to leakage. Most common seems to be DDP DOJ as it's kept in a metal case which ups the heat.
If you have one, it's worth checking. If it's not leaking, de-soldering might be an idea anyway.
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