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Posted: 1/25/2014 6:51:48 AM EDT
The display was dim so I opened it up to swap out the battery and lo and behold it is a rectangular shrink wrapped thingy with a red and black pair going under the circuit board into the unit.

The manual says AAA #93891.

Now I'm guessing its two AAA batteries under the shrink wrap. ??
Link Posted: 1/25/2014 6:55:14 AM EDT
We need a picture.  The manual says it's different than what you describe.  Page 10.

Link Posted: 1/25/2014 7:59:21 AM EDT
Find the Harbor Freight "Free Meter" coupon and get one with a 9v inside.
Or, if you lived near me, I would have given you one.

Link Posted: 1/25/2014 8:57:22 AM EDT
Yeah, what the manual says vs reality was a bit of a surprise lol

If it really is AAA cells then it would be simple to remove the shrink wrap and swap. But right now everything still works so I hesitate to mess with it.

Here is a google image screenshot

Link Posted: 1/25/2014 9:27:04 AM EDT
Does it look like someone converted it to rechargeable batts?  You might open the wrapper to see what kind they are.
Link Posted: 1/25/2014 3:46:19 PM EDT
are those wires soldered to the PWB, or is there a mating connector?
the reason i ask is because that battery pack looks suspiciously like a common 2xAAA cordless phone pack.
it's either connectorized and you can drop in a 2xAAA cordless phone pack, or you can solder in a new 2xAAA cordless phone pack.

Link Posted: 1/25/2014 3:58:59 PM EDT
there was no immediately accessible connector
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