[ltp] Suggestions for battery sources

David Griffith linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 13 May 2010 20:50:13 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 13 May 2010, John Jason Jordan wrote:

> I have a Thinkpad T61 (15.4 widescreen), now close to two years old. The
> original 6-cell battery is toast. That is, it won't hold enough charge
> even to light up the battery light, let alone boot the computer. A year
> ago I bought a 9-cell battery from a Chinese source. It is also
> completely toast.
> Side note: My original battery does not qualify for the recall.
> I'd prefer not to pay Lenovo's prices for a new OEM battery. But the
> after-market 9-cell was also a waste of money.
> Googling for batteries for the T61 yields a massive number of
> places that claim to have good batteries. Has anyone had any luck with
> any of them?

I had good luck on ebay with my T42's battery pack.

David Griffith

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