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Battery for Piano set 5551
« on: June 30, 2020, 16:44:10 »
Hello, I bought the old piano set 5551 from a garage sale last week but the battery is dead.
Anyone knows if these battery are still being manufactured? Can we use other batteries?
http://playmodb.org/cgi-bin/showinv.pl?setnum=5551
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Re: Battery for Piano set 5551
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2020, 18:21:49 »
The dead battery should have some information on it as to what type it is.
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Re: Battery for Piano set 5551
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2020, 19:56:16 »
Thanks for your response. The custom battery has no information as shown in the photo
http://playmobil.scene7.com/is/content/Playmobil/5551pdf.pdf

I was hoping someone would tell me where to find these custom Playmobil  batteries.

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Re: Battery for Piano set 5551
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 05:03:21 »
Hi again, Zack!

Thanks for your response. The custom battery has no information as shown in the photo
http://playmobil.scene7.com/is/content/Playmobil/5551pdf.pdf
 
I was hoping someone would tell me where to find these custom Playmobil  batteries.

That diagram shows the little speaker that makes the music and, if I remember correctly, the battery fits inside of it.  Have you already taken the piano apart to remove the dead battery?  I tried a search here at Playmofriends (almost anything you can think of has been discussed here at one time or another) and came up with this post from schluss in 2012:

Hi,

the Piano uses a simple standard cell battery Type 189 / AG 10 ....

Regards

I don't know if this type of battery is still available, but there may be an equivalent.  BTW, set 5551 is one of my favorites.   :)
« Last Edit: July 01, 2020, 05:09:52 by Indianna »
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Re: Battery for Piano set 5551
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2020, 19:36:01 »
The AG 10 is a standard battery. I have one of these pianos but I am not sure where it is, I will try and have a look. You should be able to get the AG 10 on eBay as they are a watch battery at about 2 for £1