Anelok: battery holder comparison

Werner Almesberger werner at
Tue Jun 3 09:13:12 EDT 2014

Here's the battery holder story I promised.

For those who just tuned in, this is what a MPD LP2032SM battery
holder looked like after just a small number of battery insertions:

Also the similar MPD BLP2032SM, which would have been a "plan B",
has the same problem and it's even worse there:

More details:

I mailed MPD about this problem two weeks ago but didn't get a response
so far. Well, there's more fish in the sea ...

I experimented quite a lot with CR2032 batteries during the last few
years and have a collection of holders. These two are somewhat similar:
MPD BA2032SM and Keystone 1060:

For comparison, here are all four:

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