Can I Use CR2032 Instead of BR2032 Battery to Replace PXIe-8880 CMOS Battery?

Updated Nov 15, 2020

Reported In


  • PXIe-8880

Issue Details

Can I use CR2032 instead of BR2032? In my country it is hard to purchase BR type battery.


It is not recommended to use the CR2032 instead of BR2032. BR2032 battery has better temperature range and less self-discharge so in the long run the BR2032 voltage would be better to use. You should bring it to Repair service on NI Support.