Introduction

Use this guide to replace the dead battery on your Timex T132 "iMac" alarm clock.

Parts

To prevent any injury, unplug the power cord from the outlet so the device is powered off.
  • To prevent any injury, unplug the power cord from the outlet so the device is powered off.

  • Hold the clock so it is upside down. You should be able to view its caution labels.

  • Wedge the small tip plastic opening tool between the battery cover and the edge of its slot.

    • Firmly push against the battery cover (away from its outer edge) until it slides off of the base clock.

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Rotate the device so the clock's display is facing away from you. Use the flat end of the spudger to pry out the battery. Once fully lifted, grab the end of the battery and pull out the rest of the battery.
  • Rotate the device so the clock's display is facing away from you.

  • Use the flat end of the spudger to pry out the battery.

  • Once fully lifted, grab the end of the battery and pull out the rest of the battery.

    • Do not remove the battery all the way because it is still connected. Doing so may result in damaging the power wires.

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Place the clock upside down on a flat surface.
  • Place the clock upside down on a flat surface.

    • Because the device is irregularly shaped, you may have to manually or externally balance it.

  • Grab the blue connector covering tab near the power wires and peel the snap connector off the battery terminals to disconnect it.

    • Do not pull out the snap connector and its wires because it is still connected to the device. Doing so may result in damaging the power wires.

  • Remove the battery.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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