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Old Oct 6, 2010, 09:16 PM   #1
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Question what does mean to "calibrate" your battery?

I just got a macbook pro 13 and i was just wondering what it really means to calibrate your battery, and how do you do it? Would it help my battery also? thx
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This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions: Apple Notebook Battery FAQ
Apple on notebook batteries

Apple Portable: Calibrating your computer's battery for best performance
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I just got a macbook pro 13 and i was just wondering what it really means to calibrate your battery, and how do you do it? Would it help my battery also? thx
In a nutshell,

1. Run the battery dead.
2. Recharge the battery.
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In a nutshell,

1. Run the battery dead.
2. Recharge the battery.
There's more to it than that. Read the links spinnerlys posted.
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There's more to it than that. Read the links spinnerlys posted.
I know there's more to it than that - that's why I said "in a nutshell." It means "this is a very simplified summary."

Besides, the OP didn't ask for three posts full of nothing useful but links, the OP asked a simple question. I gave a simple answer.

If you're trying to start a pissing contest, take it elsewhere - I'm not interested.
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I know there's more to it than that - that's why I said "in a nutshell." It means "this is a very simplified summary."

Besides, the OP didn't ask for three posts full of nothing useful but links, the OP asked a simple question. I gave a simple answer.

If you're trying to start a pissing contest, take it elsewhere - I'm not interested.
The links provide all the correct answers to the OP's question. There are already too many who mistakenly think that simply draining and recharging the battery is calibration. It's not a pissing contest. It's about posting factual information.
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It's not a pissing contest. It's about posting factual information.
Except nobody posted any information - just links. Nice cop-out.
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Except nobody posted any information - just links. Nice cop-out.
It makes no sense to type the same answers to the same questions over and over again, when posting a link will lead the OP to all the information they need. If you don't want to click and read, that's your choice. The links were posted for the OP's benefit, not for yours.
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