Laptop Battery question
Posted 05 March 2007 - 10:52 PM
Posted 06 March 2007 - 02:44 AM
But what many people don't realise is that even when used on AC power, the battery is constantly being used and topped up, allbeit by only small amounts, so it's actually being recharged. Since a Li-ion battery can only be charged up a limited number of times before it is rendered useless, you can see why you shouldn't leave it connected when using AC power for most of the time. It shortens the life of the battery but not through overcharging as many people may think.
So in your situation you should remove the battery pack and store it away somewhere dry (and, yes, your lappy will work on AC with the battery removed).
General wisdom is NOT to store the battery in a "flat" state, but to run it down to about 40% charge then remove it and store away until needed. Putting it safely inside your laptop case may be a good idea so you don't go dashing off somwhere without it.
Edited by pip22, 06 March 2007 - 02:53 AM.
Posted 06 March 2007 - 04:47 PM
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