Old Cypres

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My second Cypres recently timed out after 12 years. I opened a drawer where it's predecessor Cypres 1 was still sitting. I keep meaning to do something with it. It had expired back in ~2005. Just for fun I tried to turn it on. To my surprise, the old unit turned on, calibrated itself, and ended up with a 0 in the display--ready to jump. Pretty impressive for batteries that had to be 12 + 2 years old.

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Yeah Throw it in a low pass. I have friends that still use them in the lawless lands of some South American countries, and as long as Paragear still sell batteries, they are not getting rid of them.

Blue Skies
"A Subitánea et Improvísa Morte, Líbera nos, Domine."

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