Re: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries

Subject: Re: [TOOLS] laptops and batteries
From: Phil <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:18:13 +0700

If you're always using the MBP on the mains, run the battery from 100%
down to 5% (not 30%) about once a month, then charge it fully up before
disconnecting it (of course, you can use it during that time) from the

If you're storing the battery for any length of time (I have two, and
alternate them), run it down to about 50% before storing. Recharge to full
within 3 months (TIP: set up an iCal reminder for this or you'll forget,
trust me!).


On 19/04/2013 08:54, "McLauchlan, Kevin"
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
>it pays to regularly unplug, and run the battery down below 30% before
>plugging in again and recharging.

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