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Old Mar 25, 2011, 02:12 PM   #1
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11 inch air battery question..

I have the 11 in air, LOVE IT.

with the battery, is it bad to plug it in every night just to top it off....?

or am I better off just charging it when I need to?

I thought I read somewhere that the battery is goof for a certain amount of cycles?

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Old Mar 25, 2011, 02:13 PM   #2
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with the battery, is it bad to plug it in every night just to top it off....?
No.
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or am I better off just charging it when I need to?
Use it on battery when you need to, charge when you can. Just don't leave it on AC power all the time.
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I thought I read somewhere that the battery is goof for a certain amount of cycles?
It should hold up to 80% capacity up to 1000 cycles.

This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:
Apple Notebook Battery FAQ
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Old Mar 25, 2011, 02:19 PM   #3
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No.

Use it on battery when you need to, charge when you can. Just don't leave it on AC power all the time.

It should hold up to 80% capacity up to 1000 cycles.

This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:
Apple Notebook Battery FAQ

sure did thank you..
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Old Mar 25, 2011, 07:35 PM   #4
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Just don't leave it on AC power all the time.
You can leave it AC power all the time, except for a full calibration cycle once every month or so.
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Old Mar 25, 2011, 07:37 PM   #5
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You can leave it AC power all the time, except for a full calibration cycle once every month or so.
It's absolutely not recommended. Read the FAQ.
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Old Mar 25, 2011, 07:55 PM   #6
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My adapter has always been plugged in, regardless if it needed recharging. What would happen?
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Old Mar 25, 2011, 07:56 PM   #7
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My adapter has always been plugged in, regardless if it needed recharging. What would happen?
If you keep it plugged in all the time, you are without a doubt damaging the health of your battery. Read the FAQ GGJStudios posted.
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