Someone else suggested that very thing to me via Email. I've done that
before for other rechargeable battery powered stuff. Took my battery
apart, found it contains 6 AA NiCads bound together for 7.2Vdc and
(forgot the current rating!). Has a Sanyo part number. I'll bet I can
find it at Batteries Plus. Or, can probably build my own.
> > > I know this is a bit off-topic, but figured you guys would know.
> > > I have a Bearcat BC100XLT scanner that I use to cover things my RS
> > > DX-398 won't. It has a NiCad battery that gets to the point it won't
> > > hold a full charge about every 2 years or so. I have been buying them
> > > from Uniden, but they charge exorbitant prices.
> > > Do you of you know of another source that might be more reasonably
> > > priced?
> > > Thanks for the help.
> > > Rancherjim
> Don't know what Uniden charges, but Batteries America has the standard
> 600mAh for $35.00 or the 1200mAh for $45.00. They also sell the
> 600mAh inserts for $15.00 and 1100mAh inserts for $21.00 and you can
> rebuild the pack yourself.
> Check out http://www.batteriesamerica.com
> Good luck with your search.