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Looking for a extended life battery for Lenovo V570

by mheck_man / February 9, 2013 10:09 PM PST

I love my my Ideapad laptop, but the battery life is so poor, I rarely disconnect. Does anyone know where I can find a long life replacement battery? I have searched but have had no luck. Thanks!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 9, 2013 10:54 PM PST
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Looking for a extended life battery for Lenovo V570
by mheck_man / February 10, 2013 6:38 AM PST
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I have re calibrated, but saw little change. Have re calibrated again so hopefully it will improve. Thanks!

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Don't calibrate too often.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 11, 2013 12:12 AM PST

The battery only is rated for 300 cycles so I've seen folk calibrate monthly in hopes of more life. That's not helping. To get more life span in months, don't use the battery when there is power. Some folk don't get it until they have to replace the battery a few times.
Bob

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