Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Issue with my Inspiron E1505 Battery.
- Doesn't the e1405 use a lithium-ion battery? If so, don't drain the
battery. You will only shorten the life of the battery.
If the battery is ni-cad, drain to prevent the battery developing a
On Tue, 25 Mar 2008 07:08:58 -0500, Santhana Krishnan Boopalan
> Dear all.--
> I have been using a DELL inspiron E1505(6400) since Aug 06. I use
> I usually drain my battery once in 3 weeks/a month. the same way, I
> let my battery drain and slept off on friday (21/3). On saturday I
> noticed that the battery now has 0% charge. and It doesnt get charged
> after that.
> 1. I use a 65 W adapter, tried using a 90W adapter. -> No result.
> 2. The terminals of the battery are at 12.88 V DC, when the AC power
> is switched on, I didnt check the current flow though. I.E. the
> battery starts to charge but the charging happens only for a about
> 20-30 seconds. and after that it stops.
> any ideas of what I need to before I go in for a new battery would be
> very helpful.
> thanks in advance.