crwdns2894164:0crwdne2894164:0

crwdns2860947:0crwdne2860947:0

  1. Use a spudger or coin to twist out the battery door. Use a spudger or coin to twist out the battery door.
    • Use a spudger or coin to twist out the battery door.

  2. Slide out the two AA batteries.
    • Slide out the two AA batteries.

crwdns2892372:0crwdne2892372:0

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

crwdns2878426:03crwdne2878426:0

Ronnie

crwdns2886885:022/10/2012crwdne2886885:0

2,867 crwdns2894548:0crwdne2894548:0

crwdns2886889:05crwdne2886889:0

crwdns2892924:03crwdne2892924:0

Hello there, is the Trackpad destroyed by misplacing (wrong polarity) the batteries?

Toto1411 - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

I recently found a Magic Trackpad on a junk pile, to find that the batteries are corroded and won’t come out.

I poured a small amount of isopropyl alcohol in the battery cylider, pried with a thin plastic pick and banged it against a table to get out the first battery, but the second one doesn’t want to move.

Any suggestions for how to get it out without destroying the device? The only thing I can think of would be to crazy-glue a thin rod to the top of the battery, maybe pour in some alcohol, and pull/wiggle the battery until it comes out. I’m afraid that any kind of stronger solvent will cause real damage.

Opinions?

shamino - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

The best solvent for leaked alkaline batteries is… tap water!

michel.firholz -

crwdns2892926:0crwdne2892926:0

crwdns2894754:0crwdne2894754:0:

crwdns2894766:024crwdne2894766:0 4

crwdns2894768:07crwdne2894768:0 24

crwdns2894768:030crwdne2894768:0 72

crwdns2894770:0crwdne2894770:0 9,340