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Battery Question

by juliam / July 16, 2005 6:40 AM PDT

Is it possible to have a notebook with a 6-cell battery, but buy another battery, like 9 or 12-cell, and use it in the same computer? Are batteries with more cells physically larger?

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batter up the battery...
by server / July 16, 2005 9:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Battery Question

A notebook with a 6 cell battery will only
accept a 6 cell battery due to the size of
the battery and size of the notebook. This
means you can not have an 8 cell battery and
expect it to fit in the same battery slot,
as the 8cell would naturally be larger.
Unless, you are fortunate enough to come
across a smaller battery cell that will hold
the same current/voltage and still fit them
in to the OEM battery compartment. You can
however, *UP* the mAh rating on a new 6 cell
battery to giver a longer lasting battery.

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Thanks
by juliam / July 16, 2005 12:50 PM PDT

That's what I thought. Thanks for the clarification.

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Where to Buy?
by juliam / July 16, 2005 12:55 PM PDT

I should have also asked this - can you recommend any sites that sell notebook batteries?

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OEM Bat or CELLS?
by server / July 16, 2005 11:37 PM PDT
In reply to: Where to Buy?

For oem replacement batteries
you can use google or froogle
or pricewatch.com. For cell
replacement and how to...
search this forum with keyword
as 'battery' or 'replacement battery'
its been covered

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