The 9 Volt batteries are very popular because they are not only used alarm clocks but also walkie-talkies. In comparison to AA and AAA batteries, they last delivering sterling results to the users. Life of the gadget depends on the battery coverage and if it doesn’t charge, the Walkie-talkie might stop working. It could land the users in trouble if they are at the outdoor camping in distant locations. Loss of communication between the groups might lead to more problems in the long run.
Replacing the existing battery with a 9 volt version is a breeze however you need to check the expiry date of the current one. It would help to take decision regarding replacement so that the walkie-talkie continues its seamless functioning.
For installation of the 9 volt battery, you should take a knife and with its help carefully remove the plastic wrapper from the product to expose the metal inside. While inserting the battery into the slot of the walkie-talkie, you should make sure that it is properly adjusted without any hassles. There are instances, when the batteries were not properly plugged in causing overheating and fire accidents. Weak batteries cause poor signal reception of the gadget and communication gets hampered.
To conduct the replacement process smoothly, place the walkie-talkie on the palm with display side positioned at the other end. You should slide the battery cover of the gadget in the downward direction to release it from the stranglehold of the plastic locks. Thereafter, it is important to lift the cover to obtain a fill view of the existing battery. While lifting the current battery make sure that it is removed round the edge.
When the new battery is being inserted, it is important that the metal contact points are facing downwards. If the direction is wrong, the battery would not be able to supply the power to the gadget. Contact points need to match with the metal pongs inside the device. If you see the Stop sign, change the direction of the installed battery. The rectangular 9 volt should be adjusted properly into the available space to avoid problems in the future.
After the installation, check whether the gadget is working as it was doing before with the old battery. The battery cover needs to be placed back on the Walkie-talkie and should be slid in a proper manner to ensure that it gets well adjusted with the plastic locks.