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4794 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 1, 2009 6:06 AM by OS 9.1 is the best!!!
Currently Being ModeratedMar 6, 2009 6:58 AM (in response to Mans Langert1)There are batteries on Ebay for 50$ (shipping included)
Look for one with a 12 months warranty minimum which ships from your country (and not from china)
The replacement batteries are not as good as the original ones.iBook Clamshell indigo, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 10, 2009 11:13 AM (in response to Mans Langert1)Or go to http://eshop.macsales.com/search/ibookclamshellbattery they have battery's that are better than the originals. Sorry if it's too expensive.iBook G3 Clamshell
Currently Being ModeratedMay 20, 2009 6:41 AM (in response to Mans Langert1)Hello =)
In my endevors to find a decent working battery (I have a box full of them, that just wont hold a charge) I have come across a few things. None of these tricks have worked for me, but its 100% free to try ~ what can it hurt?
Apple offers a Battery Reset program, but this only works in OS9.
I have also found a Battery Health Monitor Program, that is great for any laptop. Lets you keep tabs on your battery:
Another trick, place the battery (fully uncharged) in a freezer bag, and put it in the freezer overnight. Allow it to come to room temperature, then install and charge.
I hope you have better luck than I did!
~Mercibook clamshell, G4 Tower, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 1, 2009 6:06 AM (in response to Mans Langert1)Hello,
my original battery in my Graphite Clamshell died slowly and was holding a charge of 4 sec to 10 sec.. but as I wasted lots of money on original Apple batteries on Ebay for my Wallstreet powerbook I finally bought one from Welovemacs.com and I must say I'm really happy. Yes it cost $100 but hey that's the price for a good working battery and not a fake or dead one bought on the net! It last about 3 to 5 hours depending on the use of the computer and your set up in the energy control panel.
you have the choice in your hand but if u wanna use your loved clamshell for long go for a real battery
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