Lap Top Battery

  chrischambers 08:26 31 Aug 2006
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Any advice on 'conditioning' a new lap top battery please?

  Fellsider 08:58 31 Aug 2006

I was told that with a new battery you should fully charge and then fully discharge a couple of times.

Best way probably to discharge is to play a DVD until the battery runs down.

  chrischambers 09:02 31 Aug 2006

thanks, thats what I thought as well.

  palinka 17:40 01 Sep 2006

and thereafter don't use it with batteries in AND using mains power at same time. I fully charge battery then remove it when I'm using laptop at home. Otherwise it is constantly being "trickle charged" which is good way to ensure it has a short life!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:56 01 Sep 2006

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