Dead battery on NextBase 202 Lite

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#1
Hi all. I have acquired an unused NextBase 202 Lite (genuine reason), but it's battery appears to be dead. I have been searching the forums and reading through the appropriate threads, and it appears to be a common trait. So my questions are: is a replacement battery still available, and is it economically viable to replace said battery? Will this dash cam (when working) provide a video quality which meets current evidential standards here in the UK. Or is it basically SNAFU'd, and should I just bin it and get something more reliable? :unsure:

Thanks in advance. :)
 

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#3
Cam manufacturers don't make the batteries, so you can probably find a new one in the size you need elsewhere. Here's a link which shows some sizes:
https://www.lipolbattery.com/lithium polymer battery.html
There's a scheme to LiPo battery numbers which is shown here
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2425315-LiPo-battery-physical-size-nomenclature
so you can measure your battery then find a similar one. Using an aftermarket battery will probably require some soldering, and a slightly smaller one will likely work if you can't find the exact one you have now.

Phil
 

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