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Internal battery in Sony VCR.

Could anyone tell me if there is an internal battery in my older Sony VCR?? It is mode number SLV-373 UC. It used to save the time and everything when the power goes out, but now it doesn't and hasn't for some time. I thought maybe I could replace an internal battery to fix this problem.
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These units use a large valued capacitor rather than a battery. If memory serves me corectly, on these units the cap is located on the front panel board. It is usually either a 1 farad cap or a 2.2 farad cap at 3V.


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