[ltp] battery

Tony Willoughby linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
28 Jun 2002 14:45:37 -0400

On Fri, 2002-06-28 at 14:21, James Hawtin wrote:


> Yup thats exactly what you need the 600 is very good at killing batteries
> particularly if you use them plugged in all the time....
> Some tips (to late now) for prolonging the life of it.... Remove battery
> when it has been charged....
> If its going to be unused for a while, keep battery in a discharged state.
> When using the battery run it down fully before charging it back up
> again... Ie don't plug is as soon as you get access to a power socket...
> wait till its almost dead...
> James

Are these proper procedures for any Thinkpad, or are they specific to
the 600?  I have an 390E.

Tony Willoughby     tonyw@pobox.com
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