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  1. Ok, I did it. I decided today was the day to transfer the old battery to new. I bought 2 pair of the batteries, and after cutting the shrink wrap that was around the old batteries being careful not to cut your wire, I de-solder the two wires and the connecting plate on the bottom of the batteries from the assumeingly bad batteries. I re-wrap the new batteries with a short piece of electrical tape and re-soldered. I decided to do a test charge and for about 30-45 seconds I had nothing, no lights (Got extreme nervous at that point). Then it started charging, it took about 30 minutes to get a full charge. It also fix and issue I was having before the batteries completely died. of my guitar cutting out while playing make lowered sound then no sound at all. So the issues I was having before making me suspect the batteries. 1. I went to charge my guitar and when I pulled the MCK the blue lights came on and and went into a semi circle rotation, around the control MCK knob and would not stop. 2. Fading in and out guitar. Guitar would stop playing or making sound until I moved switches or pulled the MCK in out several time. cost of material 4 batteries $8.95, shrink tubing $0.75 only because I had to buy a 5 foot second, Home depot, Lowes and most hardware stores carry it. My time to complete the job only because it was the first one, and I took my time, I did 0.45 minutes I am going to do it again to make a YOUTUBE video so be prepared. As a final statement $60 dollars from Tronical (when there in stock) for batteries is crazy. soldier and solder iron shrink tubing new batteries roughly $6.00 to $10.00 and your back in buisness I will try to do the video this weekend so no one else has to bother paying absorbent prices for a battery. I will be glad to answer any questions you have, But chances are I will be selling my robot to buy a real Gibson, (Gibson this put a sour taste in my mouth) that want depreciate in value. good luck, and hope this works for you also.
  2. I took my backing off to inspect my battery knowing that this was my issue. upon further inspection I seen the blue wire not connected to anything. I cannot see if came off of pot somewhere else, so I aam asking anyone with a gen 1 robot could you post a picture of your electronics showing where the blue wire goes, if at all it goes anywhere. thank you
  3. I found this while trying to find a battery for my gen 1 robot. http://www.wabbitwanch.net/blog/?p=1130
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