Originally Posted by demolition
I just managed to rescue my A500 from battery damage. Most of them have batteries on the mem expansion you know.
My battery was leaking so much that it was buried in white and blue crystals and the entire expansion card was green. One IC pin in the A500 had become green, but otherwise it wasn't harmed. Yet.
None of my a500 have any damage, my a500+ however will at one point boot again. but require some soldering from my part.