TiBook Battery Choices?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by withnail, Feb 28, 2003.

  1. macrumors regular

    Feb 8, 2003
    I am looking to buy a second battery for a TiBook 1GHz, and according to Apple, the part number for this is M8244G/B. However, CompUSA (both locally and on the web) only carries the M8244G/A, which I believe is for older PowerBooks. The Apple knowledge base article 16168 says the "B" version is 3.9 Ampere Hours, while the "A" version is only 3.6.

    Despite what the guy at the CompUSA Apple Store says, is it safe to assume that the "A" version is in fact NOT the one I need for my TiBook? That's sure the impression that the Apple web site gives me...but then again, it would seem strange for CompUSA not to even carry the battery for the 1GHz since they sell it...

  2. macrumors 6502


    Dec 30, 2002
    Pasadena, CA
    I'm never surprised to see how retarded some of these retailers are. Just because they carry the 1Ghz Powerbook doesn't necessarily mean they carry all the accessories for it. It's their buyer's fault....

    CompUSA is one giant bloodsucking corporation. Buy online...
  3. macrumors 65816


    Nov 1, 2002
  4. thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 8, 2003
    Yeah, them's my thoughts too... I'll just buy it from the Apple Store nearby. Same price as MacMall and instant gratification! Thanks.

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