Canada : Any stores carry 1/2 AA Pram Batteries?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by OSMac, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. OSMac macrumors 65816

    Jun 14, 2010
    Just wondering if any local stores in Canada carry the 1/2 AA Pram battery for older macs, or is ordering online the only option?
  2. Rasmussen macrumors newbie

    Jun 21, 2012
    Try "The Source" or order online at OWC

    You might find them at "The Source"

    I think this is the equivalent battery to what you're looking for, but $19.99 is pretty steep.

    Here's a Canadian online retailer:
    They have them for $11.00.

    I have ordered Pram gatteries for an old G4 PowerMac from Other World Computing ( in the past, as they were hard to find locally (at a reasonable price) here in Canada.

    Here's the diect link, they're currently $3.99 :

    Even with shipping, these might work out cheaper than a "local" source.
  3. OSMac thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 14, 2010

    Thanks so much, have a few options now...
  4. rampancy macrumors regular


    Jul 22, 2002
    As noted above, The Source carries them, but they're a total ripoff. If you live in or near a large city, you should be able to find a decent electronics supply/surplus shop (not a mainstream computer store); those sized batteries are common enough that you a place like that should have them. If you've live in/near Toronto, the places I go to are Active Surplus on Queen St. and Above All Surplus in Koreatown.

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