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Old Dec 13, 2006, 08:54 PM   #1
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Recomended "FIRST CHARGE" for a new macbook

Ill be getting my macbook from apple.com in the next couple days and wanted some advise on the best way to charge it the first time? How long, on or off, can i set it up while its charging the first time ext ext! And advise would be greatly appreciated and if you could pm me i would REALLY appreciate it!

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Old Dec 13, 2006, 08:58 PM   #2
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Just charge it up (it will arrive at about 50%) and then proceed to Callibrate the Battery.

During the initial charge you can use the laptop; it really doesn't make a huge difference.
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Old Dec 13, 2006, 09:03 PM   #3
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Just charge it up (it will arrive at about 50%) and then proceed to Callibrate the Battery.

During the initial charge you can use the laptop; it really doesn't make a huge difference.
How do u calibrate the battery! Sorry but ive had a ibook for6 years so this is all new to me!
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Old Dec 13, 2006, 09:28 PM   #4
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How do u calibrate the battery! Sorry but ive had a ibook for6 years so this is all new to me!
Did you read the information at the link he sent you?
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Old Dec 13, 2006, 09:45 PM   #5
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How do u calibrate the battery! Sorry but ive had a ibook for6 years so this is all new to me!
Charge to 100%, unplug it, and run the battery to 0%.
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Old Dec 13, 2006, 10:53 PM   #6
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Charge to 100%, unplug it, and run the battery to 0%.
Not exactly.

Click the link and read the article I provided.
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Old Dec 13, 2006, 11:03 PM   #7
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i think ppl are quite paranoid about the charge... i mean, sure calibrate is important, but how to charge, on or off, to how much and etc is just paranoid... understandable, but paranoid

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