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    I've seen references to a "melt-down" problem associated with drained batteries, but haven't found a real description of it.

    Can someone explain what's happening and the circumstances under which it occurs, so I can hopefully avoid it?

    TIA

    - Leigh

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    Re: Pocketwizard Plus II - battery problem?

    I've never had any problems whatsoever with my dozen or so PW Plus/II/Transceivers---over a period of nearly ten years. I use regular Energizers or Duracells. If you aren't using a device for extended periods, you might want to remove the batteries. I've never had to with my PWs....

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    Re: Pocketwizard Plus II - battery problem?

    I believe it can happen with certain of their models. There is a reference here from a digi-tech:

    realworldworkflow.com/blog/?p=1003

    Cheers,

    Roderick


    Quote Originally Posted by Leigh View Post
    I've seen references to a "melt-down" problem associated with drained batteries, but haven't found a real description of it.

    Can someone explain what's happening and the circumstances under which it occurs, so I can hopefully avoid it?

    TIA

    - Leigh

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