I have several different notebooks, Can I charge the different batteries with one charger?
Yes, universal chargers are now available which come supplied with different tips. By using these tips different laptops can be connected to the one charger.
What is the difference between original and compatible batteries?
Original batteries are manufactured by companies like IBM and Sony and also by an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), who manufacture under license from companies like IBM and Sony. Compatible batteries are solely made by 3rd party manufacturers. ...
What is a Nickel Metal Hydride Battery (NiMH)?
This battery uses Nickel and other rare earth metals as its electrodes and Potassium Hydroxide as the electrolyte. These are constructed from non-toxic metals making it environmentally friendly. These batteries do not suffer from the memory effect ...
Why are some laptop batteries so cheap?
Laptop batteries are often manufactured in very large volume production runs and as a result the cost saving is directly passed onto the end user.
Why are some laptop batteries so expensive?
Some batteries which are specific to a manufacturer may be discontinued, or not made by a large number of manufacturers, or their price maybe kept high in order to motivate buyers to replace their laptop.
How should I choose between two batteries with different Watt hours (Whr) available?
Higher Watt hours (Whr) on the same system under the same operating conditions will generally deliver longer battery run time. For example, if you compare the same system, running the same applications, the 53Whr battery would provide approximately ...