[Nottingham] Laptop battery lifecycle

Alex Tibbles nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Sat May 17 18:15:00 2003

> This is an excellent idea for NiCad and (less so)
> for NiMH, 
> but a very bad idea for lithium batteries - it will
> shorten 
> the life of the battery considerably if you do it a
> few times.
> Note that a great many modern laptop batteries are
> lithium.
including mine (thinkpad r31) - I've just checked.
what is the accepted wisdom for using Li Ion batteries
best? (i bought a spare, which was very expensive, to
avoid leaving me stuck if this one dies, but there's
no harm in making this one last).



Yahoo! Plus
For a better Internet experience