External charging cradle for 41/97


I recently acquired an external charging cradle for the sub-C pack used in the 97 and 41 printer. It is the same color as the 97 and has a translucent lid. When I place a battery pack into it and close the lid, the lid does not latch. Thus, the battery does not always make contact properly, and I have to put a rubber band around the unit to hold the lid closed.

Is this normal? Is the lid supposed to latch?




No the lid does not latch, the weight of the battery pack
is supposed to keep it in place so that the lid can close.


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  HP Prime: Number of external Variables Davi Ribeiro de Oliveira 0 439 11-01-2013, 08:10 PM
Last Post: Davi Ribeiro de Oliveira
  Safe charging LED HP calcs Anoop Sahal 6 970 03-29-2013, 09:08 AM
Last Post: Anoop Sahal
  Source for N-Cell NiMh Batteries and Charging adapters TnC_Products 14 1,686 12-16-2012, 10:26 AM
Last Post: Dieter
  HP-41cx External battery Jeff Davis 4 785 11-16-2012, 08:38 PM
Last Post: Luiz C. Vieira (Brazil)
  Charging Current in HP97, 82143A, 82162A Les Wright 5 921 06-17-2012, 02:11 PM
Last Post: Les Wright
  HP 67, 97, 97+ emulator Olivier De Smet 8 1,120 11-11-2011, 09:57 AM
Last Post: Israel Otero
  HP 9114 disk drive battery charging David Ramsey 8 1,054 05-25-2011, 12:15 AM
Last Post: David Ramsey
  Charging times for HP-41 rebuilt battery pack Timo 2 596 01-07-2011, 11:31 AM
Last Post: Timo
  Charging 'classics' from a USB port Katie Wasserman 16 1,692 10-06-2010, 02:54 PM
Last Post: Juergen Keller
  Re: PIL-Box - communication with external HP71B Roland Storz 1 429 09-08-2010, 03:51 PM
Last Post: J-F Garnier

Forum Jump: