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applecollector
19th February 2005, 02:11 PM
Hi,

I have a clamshell 300Mhz Orange iBook and the battery lasts for about 2Hours
but i would like it to last for longer, What could i do to make it last longer??
If their is nothing really that i can do then does anyone know a place when i can get the Battery
re-celled in Sydney??
Thanks

decryption
19th February 2005, 03:51 PM
You can't do anything to get the battery to last longer. It's quite an old laptop and batteries age after a period of time. 2 hours is normal for a laptop that old.
If you want to get the battery re-packed, you may be out of luck. I know Lithium-Ion batteries can't be done (or to get it done costs just as much as a new one).
If you look in the Yellow Pages under Batteries, you'll find a place close to you that can do battery re-packing.

hawker
19th February 2005, 04:02 PM
Maybe you can get a new battery? Might be a cheaper option?

suryo
19th February 2005, 08:03 PM
There's heaps of iBook batteries on ebay for around $110 - about half of what it would cost to get your old one repacked. They're non-genuine but who gives a rats'. I bought one of these last year and I get 4-6 hours out of it.

Byrd
20th February 2005, 11:45 AM
Moved to Apple Hardware. applecollector, please post these topics into the relevant forum - think before you post!

JB