McCoy, Brig C.
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 13:58:52 -0500
These are actually generic suggestions which should be okay for nearly all
older batteries... newer batteries don't have as much of a problem with
'charge memory' as the older ones... if you didn't fully discharge the
older batteries, they'd get messed up and gradually not take as much charge
At 02:45 PM 6/28/02 -0400, Tony Willoughby wrote:
>Are these proper procedures for any Thinkpad, or are they specific to
>the 600? I have an 390E.
>> 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...
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