Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Digest Number 2026
- Thank You very much for the response.
On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 23:09:24 -0600, Irlandes
> On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 21:15 +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 02:09:10 -0500
> > From: "L.V.Gandhi" <lvgandhi@...>
> > Subject: [OT]dell 600m battery
> > I know this is not connected to linux but dell laptop. Kindly bear with me.
> > I have bought dell 600m in dec 2003. One battery went bad last year
> > itself. During warrenty they changed. Now additional one which was
> > also bought along with laptop went bad. ie When coonected to power
> > source blinking orange light I get. With out power it is not working.
> > May be I feel some short circuit in battery.
> > Whether anybody also faced same fate?
> > Where one can get dell bateries cheaper?
> > If any other brand battery can be used?
> > I will be thankful to answers.
> > --
> > L.V.Gandhi
> I am not sure of this, because battery technology has been changing.
> But, my best friend in the States was working on a battery for an old
> Compaq 486 last year. On that older model, he discovered he could gently
> disassemble the battery, and there were replaceable batteries in there.
> He bought those batteries, somehow installed them,and it worked.
> They were not designed to be replaceable, he had to cut wires and do all
> sorts of things to make them work correctly, but it was within his
> capacity. It was a major project, but he is retired (as an electronic
> I do not know if that is possible on the battery of any newer laptop, or
> if it is dangerous. So, use your powerful brain (No sarcasm intended
> here) and your eyes, and proceed with caution. It the assembly is
> failed, you have little to lose, if you proceed with caution.
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