2008 Macbook original battery capacity?

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2008 Macbook original battery capacity?

Postposted on Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:04 pm

My sister has a white Macbook she bought in August 2008 that she says is not holding a charge like it used to. I had her look her look up her battery status, it said the max capacity was 4593 mAh on 207 cycles with a rating of good. Ive read that Apple will warranty a battery if it has less than 80% of its original capacity at or before 300 cycles.

From what Ive read her original capacity should have been 5400 mAh, so it would seem she could conceivably break through the 80% threshold before hitting 300 cycles. Am I on track at least with this thinking?
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Re: 2008 Macbook original battery capacity?

Postposted on Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:06 pm

For things like this, I like three sources:

Everymac.com
LowEndMac.com
Mactracker.ca

In this case, Everymac says it's a 60 w/hr battery

If watt hour = amp hour x volts, then...

60 = A x 110v

60/110 = .545454

is that ~5400 mA/h?

I suck at conversion. :(
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Re: 2008 Macbook original battery capacity?

Postposted on Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:49 pm

Thats for the MBP derfunk, the MB battery is 55watt/hour. That would be 5000mA/h, which is also what buy.com states on there product info:
http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?s ... caid=18006
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Re: 2008 Macbook original battery capacity?

Postposted on Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:52 pm

Oh, my bad.

If I could read I could have saved myself alot of trouble - my wife has a Macbook of the same vintage. I coulda just told you it was a 5000mah. :lol:
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