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    What is this? (Random hardware)

    So as the thread title says "What is this?" Any ideas would be great.

    The pictures show an item that is, about 9cam long and 5.5cm wide and 4mm high. The item looks like it would fit within a PCMCIA slot but has no connectors for this.

    It appeared in my pidgeon hole in an anti-static bag with a disposable anti-static wrist strap.

    It appears to have a small circuit board on oen send, with a small connector, though the majority of it is silver, the silver bit is clearly well sealed and isn't rigid. almost like a gel.

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    battery from some laptop would be my first guess

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    definatly a battery id guess at an apple product depending on size mabe ipad or mac book air might be wrong with the guess at what its for but its definalty a battery

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    Some knid of raid controller BBU perhaps?

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    Yeah a battery of some discription is what we established. Though it appeared in my pidgeon whole yesterday and I dont know any member of staff who has anyhting with a raid controller, it isnt an iPad battery we have checked online.

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    what do we win?

    Part of a LCD is looks like to me.. or with the other a battery out of its case

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    Landfill ?

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    WEEE.....

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    Its a battery from a PDA. I replaced one in a HP PDA a couple of years ago and it was almost identical to that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Its a battery from a PDA. I replaced one in a HP PDA a couple of years ago and it was almost identical to that.
    Agreed, its a pocket pc battery

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    looks like this:

    What is this?  (Random hardware)-ipaq-battery.jpg

    Ipaq 3870 battery

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    most inacessable batrerys in mobile devices look verry simaler to this to be frank

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