Pismo Batteries

Anybody know a cheap source for Pismo Batteries in the UK?
Paul Owen wrote on :

Anybody know a cheap source for Pismo Batteries in the UK?

Mine got drained whilst I was a away for a week and now won't take a charge. Tried all the battery reset tricks to no avail so I guess I need to buy a new battery.

Anybody found cheap deals?

Cheers Paul

Clive Sweeting replied on :

On 15/11/03 23:56, in article 20031115235540829+0000@redacted.invalid, "Paul Owen" pfowen@redacted.invalid wrote:

Anybody know a cheap source for Pismo Batteries in the UK?

Mine got drained whilst I was a away for a week and now won't take a charge. Tried all the battery reset tricks to no avail so I guess I need to buy a new battery.

Anybody found cheap deals?

No such thing exists. You're looking at 135. Bummer.

Chris Ridd replied on :

On 16/11/03 11:47 am, in article BBDD1461.528B5%eatspam@redacted.invalid, "Clive Sweeting" eatspam@redacted.invalid wrote:

On 15/11/03 23:56, in article 20031115235540829+0000@redacted.invalid, "Paul Owen" pfowen@redacted.invalid wrote:

Anybody know a cheap source for Pismo Batteries in the UK?

Mine got drained whilst I was a away for a week and now won't take a charge. Tried all the battery reset tricks to no avail so I guess I need to buy a new battery.

Anybody found cheap deals?

No such thing exists. You're looking at 135. Bummer.

I can't recall what a Pismo is exactly, but http://www.applemacparts.com/adapters_and_batteries.html lists all the G3 PowerBook batteries for a fraction less than 135.

Still a bummer, I suspect.

Cheers,

Chris

Clive Sweeting replied on :

On 16/11/03 11:57, in article BBDD16C7.B8D76%chrisridd@redacted.invalid, "Chris Ridd" chrisridd@redacted.invalid wrote:

No such thing exists. You're looking at 135. Bummer.

I can't recall what a Pismo is exactly, but http://www.applemacparts.com/adapters_and_batteries.html lists all the G3 PowerBook batteries for a fraction less than 135. ???

No they don't; they're 128+VAT and delivery. 135 in other words.

Chris Ridd replied on :

On 16/11/03 12:47 pm, in article BBDD2249.528C2%eatspam@redacted.invalid, "Clive Sweeting" eatspam@redacted.invalid wrote:

On 16/11/03 11:57, in article BBDD16C7.B8D76%chrisridd@redacted.invalid, "Chris Ridd" chrisridd@redacted.invalid wrote:

No such thing exists. You're looking at 135. Bummer.

I can't recall what a Pismo is exactly, but http://www.applemacparts.com/adapters_and_batteries.html lists all the G3 PowerBook batteries for a fraction less than 135. ???

No they don't; they're 128+VAT and delivery. 135 in other words.

I stand corrected :-(

Cheers,

Chris

Clive Sweeting replied on :

On 16/11/03 14:07, in article BBDD3511.B8DB3%chrisridd@redacted.invalid, "Chris Ridd" chrisridd@redacted.invalid wrote:

I can't recall what a Pismo is exactly, but http://www.applemacparts.com/adapters_and_batteries.html lists all the G3 PowerBook batteries for a fraction less than 135. ???

No they don't; they're 128+VAT and delivery. 135 in other words.

I stand corrected :-(

Didn't mean to be all knowledge Nazi, its just I've been asked this very same question many many times.

The problem with laptops is batteries. Why are there soo many Powerbook G4 batteries suddenly arriving on Ebay? Because people are selling the duffers they have that hold precisely bugger all charge.

2nd hand batteries; waste of time unless you can physically see them and test them.

Chris Ridd replied on :

On 16/11/03 4:06 pm, in article BBDD511A.528F5%eatspam@redacted.invalid, "Clive Sweeting" eatspam@redacted.invalid wrote:

On 16/11/03 14:07, in article BBDD3511.B8DB3%chrisridd@redacted.invalid, "Chris Ridd" chrisridd@redacted.invalid wrote:

I can't recall what a Pismo is exactly, but http://www.applemacparts.com/adapters_and_batteries.html lists all the G3 PowerBook batteries for a fraction less than 135. ???

No they don't; they're 128+VAT and delivery. 135 in other words.

I stand corrected :-(

Didn't mean to be all knowledge Nazi, its just I've been asked this very same question many many times.

No offence taken!

Cheers,

Chris