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A friendly reminder that you needn’t hold off completing that coin cell powered project – Vilxes shares this technique for going without those somewhat costly clips – CR2032 battery adapter

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!



  1. TMR says:

    That’s one for the “I shoulda thought of that” file.

  2. says:

    Hm, no old motherboards to get clips off?

  3. says:

    No old motherboard to get clips off?

  4. Dan says:

    Nice idea, but coin cell battery holders can be gotten off of old motherboards. I guess in a pinch, if you had no old motherboard, you could use this. Also, for 6 volts, you can stack two CR2016′s. Just make sure the contacts are tapered so the second cell isn’t shorted out.

  5. Morten Skogly says:

    Will use that one. But I also need to find a way to make a holder for three stacked 1.5v button cells.