Re: Laptop shuts off on 1/2 battery.
- Try this:
The battery for the 3150 series available at:
Part No: SA84-634000-00
--- In Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com, Bill Bowman
> Has anyone gotten response as to when, if or how to get areplacement battery from Averatec yet? Sent a mail to them last
night requesting same information and got a message delay respnse
from the server. What ever that means. Thanks for any info possible.
> jamiejordan1 <jamiejordan1@y...> wrote:
> Recalibrating might work but I've never done that. I did have the
> down problem but couldn't say what was left on the battery. I thinkcover up
> mine shut down because it got too hot. Now I make sure not to
> the vents on the bottom. But I also reinstalled WinXP due toanother
> problem I created and now the shut down hasn't happened since. Ialso
> think the shut down happeded a couple of times because I picked upthe
> 3250 by the edge with one hand. I thought there might be a badwrote:
> connection but no worries after reinstalling WinXP. I'm just extra
> protective now so maybe that has something to do with it.
> --- In Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com, <groups@d...>
> > Hello Bill and JustinAfter
> > As for the battery issues your having. The battery calibration
> might fix yours Justin I would at least try it. There is no option
> for that on the 820 though Bill. It does sound like the batteries
> could be/are bad. The warranty covers them for 6 months only.
> that you have to purchase them again(the batteries).in
> > As far as I know the company is only obligated to keep the parts
> stock for the alotted failure rate they have, at the time ofrelease,
> for the warranty period. After that I would say especially with aits
> company changing hands as Averatec/Sotec did. It would be hard to
> enforce a law to make a company keep a product for that long after
> not sold anymore and that they didn't produce. Now if it was a biga
> company like Microsoft possibly but for a small company that seems
> little unrealistic. Now if it was warrantied for 3 years then Ican
> see the 4 year thing. For something that is outdated after 2 yearson
> and has been out of warranty completely for a year(in most cases).
> > Though I am not an expert and I reserve the right to be wrong
> > Derrick
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Bill Bowman
> > To: Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 10:14 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Sotec_Averatec_Notebook] Laptop shuts off on 1/2
> > I have the 820P model and mine does the sam. Not sure if it's
> related to yours but try this. If your battery has a check button
> it then press it. If all are green the battery is good. If one LEDis
> red then that cell is bad and causing a drain to the other cells.Mine
> is a 2hour and it lasts about 20 mins. also. This is from heresayme
> only. If I'm wrong please forgive me. I'm sure others will correct
> and help you out.would
> > On another note. Averatec gave me a RM number and said they
> call as soon as they had enough orders with Japan to place anorder to
> replace my battery. I thought by law if a company wnt out ofbusiness
> (sotec) or was purchased by another company (averatec) thay had toclosing
> have replacement parts on had for at least 4 more years after
> shop??? Please enlighten me if you have any knowledge for mylaptop is
> now not very portable anymore without an AC outlet. Booooo Hooooo :(
> > justiningenito <justiningenito@y...> wrote:
> > when the battery is halfway full, my averatec (3150p) shuts
> > off. I tried setting the power management settings to5percent,
> but norunning out.
> > matter what i do..it shuts off halfway thru the battery
> > Any suggestions? Should i calibrate the battery? I never did-----------
> that b4.
> > Thanks in advance
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