Oral B Triumph Battery replacement Video
Well finally got round to doing a video on how to replace a battery in an Oral B electric toothbrush.
I have now changed the videos to include the correct way to unscrew and screw the back using the power adaptor . Thanks for your comments.
Straight forward when you know how to do it. I have only posted a video on youtube as a full blog post would be too long.
Using a “4/5 A” battery that I bought from http://www.component-shop.co.uk/ Which I think means it’s 4/5 the size of an “A” battery
UPDATE FOR BATTERY
Another good battery choice is the Panasonic 1.2V NiMH Tagged 4/5A 2040mAh from RS
You can check your battery against the chart in link http://www.powerstream.com/Size.htm This way you will order the correct one.
Some people in the USA have an “A” size battery which is 17mm diameter 50mm long..
Check first to make sure your battery is a 4/5 A , before you order , as not all models are the same. A “4/5 A” battery is 43mm long x 17mm
It can happen that the display will start cycling through the segments . It seems to be a test mode you can get in and out of this mode by pressing the smaller of the two buttons. The one that changes the speed..
Also note that when removing the internals be careful with the coil at the top as this is very fragile as the wires are very thin and can easily break.
Check out the video here.
Many thanks to Mr. T (Tony) (see comments) who is a star and has been testing batteries for his Oral B. His conclusion is a good replacement battery is a Vapex 1.2V 2000mAh NiMH 4/5A Single Cell from http://www.componentshop.co.uk .
Another choice for a higher rated battery could also be larger Vapex VP2200 A size but until I try a fit this battery I can’t confirm an A size battery will fit.
A WORD OF WARNING FROM RAY (thanks Ray)
Your comments are welcome…