Residuals in HP41 BatteryCompartment



#3

Good morning everybody!
(If you don't live in Central Europe replace the Good Morning Appropriately... ;) )

Below is a link to a picture showing the battery compartment of a HP-41CX. The seller claims that the unit never suffered any battery leakage in its life. I tend to believe him, since the contacts are indeed shiny and new. However, I nevertheless wonder which effect could cause the whitish rediuals on the bottom of the compartment?

Does anybody on the form have a good explanation for this (dust, a reflexion...???)

And here is the link to the picture:

See here...

Thanks for your feedback in advance!
Timo

Edited: 11 Mar 2010, 3:48 a.m.


#4

don't forget - it's 30 years old :)


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