12 hour initial battery charge for Macbook MB467LL/A normal?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by XjeffX, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. XjeffX macrumors member

    Jun 4, 2004
    Hey everybody,

    I haven't been able to find out an answer for this. I bought a MB467LL/A model Macbook (2.4ghz previous unibody version that became the Macbook pro). Local store had them on closeout and it was a hot deal. Anyway, it was brand new and had a 0% battery when I brought it home. It's been about 12 hours and still isn't quite charged fully. Almost though.

    Is this normal for a brand new battery? I can't imagine it usually takes 12 hours to fully charge the battery. I've never had a computer ship with a dead battery before so I'm wondering if it was bad or simply that's how they come now a days.

    Thanks for any advice.
  2. XjeffX thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 4, 2004
    Good news, after draining it, the second charge only took a couple of hours. Must have been because it was brand new with a completely discharged battery. Likely sat for a couple of months that way.

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