Age of my Mac (coconut battery)

Discussion in 'Mac Applications and Mac App Store' started by angemon89, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. macrumors 68000


    Feb 5, 2008
    The place where Apple designs stuff
    So I downloaded coconutBattery just now to check out how my battery is doing and I noticed that it said my Mac is 124 months old! Anyone know why it says that? I'm just curious...

  2. macrumors 65816


    Sep 15, 2007
    in a great place
    ive seen this only on leopard. not tiger. some say that coconut batter does weird things with leopard.
    i wouldnt worry about it.
    use istatpro as well to compare battery results.

  3. macrumors 6502a

    Feb 10, 2008
    Man, that's old. :cool:

    There is a newer version of coconutbattery, version 2.6.3.

    Click coconutbattery in the menu bar (when it's open) and check for updates.
  4. thread starter macrumors 68000


    Feb 5, 2008
    The place where Apple designs stuff
    Oh, you're right!
    I updated it and now its giving me the correct reading of 2 months. :cool:
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Jun 30, 2007
    Reno, Nevada
    Just curious, what does it look like now?
    Mines a 2.4 Ghz 15" Penryn

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  6. macrumors 68000


    Sep 23, 2007
    I got my MBP last week and it also showed 124 months. I went to preferences and put in my Serial number and it changed to 2 months. So does Coconut Battery go by when the machine was made, or how long the computer has been in use? I should be 1 week.
  7. macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2008
    Cairns, QLD
    My Macbook Air is older than your Macbook Air...

    It fact, it appears to have been made in the year 29 B.C. :eek:

    Just had the logic board replaced due to the overheating/freezing issues (faulty core apparently - a common problem??), and my MBA seems to have aged a little.

    Oh well, I still love it :rolleyes:

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  8. macrumors 68000


    May 3, 2007
    In front of my MacBook Pro
    It uses the serial number on your Mac to determine when it was made.
  9. macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2008
    Cairns, QLD
    Ah - so that's probably it - my MBA serial number now says "Serial Number: System Serial#" on the System Profiler page after I got it back with the new logic board...

    I wonder how long my warranty now goes for... :eek:
  10. macrumors 6502

    Oct 1, 2006
    You get weird results when you replace various parts of the system, especially if you get your parts off eBay like me. My MacBook's replacement upper case lacks RAM upgrading instructions and a serial number. The power button is also white on a black background instead of gray on a black background.
  11. macrumors newbie

    May 26, 2008
    122 months??


    I just got a refurbished Aluminum Macbook 2.0ghz from Apple... coconut battery however says the computer is 122 months. I've manually entered the serial number and updated coconut battery. Still, 122 months. Whats the deal?
  12. macrumors 6502


    Jul 8, 2007
    Oshawa, ON
    O damn!

    What's up with the health of my battery? :S

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  13. macrumors 6502


    Apr 21, 2006
    yeah mine is worse.

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  14. macrumors 65816

    Nov 14, 2008
    nice wallpaper btw :p
  15. macrumors 65816


    Apr 11, 2008
    Syracuse, NY - USA
    You should probably condition your battery. With that number of cycles, the health of such a new battery should be much higher. This is my 23 month old WhiteBook, surprisingly it still has a higher capacity than OTB. Although I have about the same number of load-cycles over that period.

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  16. macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2008
    Cairns, QLD
    Yeah, I don't know - it seemed ok to me at the time, but I did do the conditioning procedure as described on the Apple website, and it dropped to around 92% health immediately!

    Wasn't overly concerned as that laptop was about to be replaced with a new one. I did it on the (brand new) new one, and after doing it the health went to around 94%. This on a brand new computer - total cycles 2! (prior to doing it the health was 100%).

    Anyway, the new one had a faulty screen and is just about to be replaced via DOA from Apple. This time, I'm very reluctant to do the conditioning procedure again when I get the new one, as it has had negative effects both times so far.

    Anyone else have anything similar happen? :confused::confused:
  17. macrumors regular

    Jun 11, 2009
    New MacBook Pro Battery - Coconut says 6 Weeks Old

    All in the title - Just got a MacBook Pro today and Coconut Battery is saying that it's 6 weeks old.

    It's been plugged in since I got it and it says it only has a 99% charge, but capacity is at 100%.

    Current Capacity: 5476
    Original Capacity: 5450

    Why is it 6 weeks old and why is it not charging up to 100%?
  18. macrumors regular

    May 27, 2009
    Your MacBook was manufactured 6 weeks ago
  19. celticpride678

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boston, MA
    The battery was made 6 weeks ago. Also, cocoanutbattery has a known issue of calculating ages of Macs.
  20. macrumors newbie

    Jan 19, 2008
    Macbook Pro i5 Battery

    I know it's an old topic but my question fits here.
    This is the first time i've owned a MBP (previous iMac owner)

    I just got my 15" MBP i5 yesterday. In coconut battery it says it's 5 months old. So i'm guessing this is when the MBP was made right?

    Also it's a new MBP. So should i be worried that in system profiler under "Power" it says that the condition of my battery is "normal" (as opposed to good)?

    Tnx in advance guys
  21. macrumors 6502

    Jul 27, 2010
    United States
    The battery could be 5 months old (and the MBP newer). Apparently CocoB has an issue with calculating age of the Macs anyway

    Mine says normal too. I assume normal is the default thing (probably for legal reasons)
  22. macrumors newbie

    Feb 4, 2013
    Hello friends

    someone could help me this message means.
    I've gone crazy,jejej

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