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bti battery in clamshell ibook

Message #1 - Posted 2004/01/09 - S.Tos

have a new bti battery in my ibook clamshell running Panther, it does not charge properly, starts to charge then stops, the original Apple battery will charge properly but is old and only gives an hour or so time

anything I can try to fix this, zapped pram, no go, have not reset P.Manager as the other battery charges ok

thanks

Message #2 - Posted 2004/01/09 - Phyllis Evans

Previously, S.Tos wrote:

have a new bti battery in my ibook clamshell running Panther, it does not charge properly, starts to charge then stops, the original Apple battery will charge properly but is old and only gives an hour or so time

anything I can try to fix this, zapped pram, no go, have not reset P.Manager as the other battery charges ok

thanks

Iπve had bad luck with BTI batteries. See if you can get a legitimate Apple battery from the Apple store.

Message #3 - Posted 2004/01/10 - DaveC

On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 12:29:43 -0800, Phyllis Evans wrote
(in message <090120041530229992%pmevans@nospam.mac.com>):

Previously, S.Tos wrote:

have a new bti battery in my ibook clamshell running Panther, it does not charge properly, starts to charge then stops, the original Apple battery will charge properly but is old and only gives an hour or so time

anything I can try to fix this, zapped pram, no go, have not reset P.Manager as the other battery charges ok

Iπve had bad luck with BTI batteries. See if you can get a legitimate Apple battery from the Apple store.

I've heard good things about Madson Line batteries. Supposed greater capacity than original.

http://www.madsonline.com/ --
DaveC
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Message #4 - Posted 2004/01/30 - Barry Twycross

Previously, S.Tos wrote:

have a new bti battery in my ibook clamshell running Panther, it does not charge properly, starts to charge then stops, the original Apple battery will charge properly but is old and only gives an hour or so time

anything I can try to fix this, zapped pram, no go, have not reset P.Manager as the other battery charges ok

I've had 2 BTI batteries go bad in my wife's iBook. If I could find the receipts I'd send them back to BTI, they're supposed to have a 1 year warranty. (But of course I can't find the receipt.)

Barry
Barry@netbox.com <http://www.netbox.com/barry> ------
(I should put something down here).

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