Battery capacity - Coconut Battery

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by mercadante, May 9, 2014.

  1. mercadante macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    May 9, 2014
    #1
    My maximum charge is increasing.

    coconut battery says that my battery capacity is actually 109 percent
    after 9 cycles it was 6907 mAh and after 12 cycles it's 6943.

    how is this possible?
     
  2. benthewraith macrumors 68040

    benthewraith

    Joined:
    May 27, 2006
    Location:
    Miami, FL
    #2
    Coconutbattery readings should be taken with a grain of salt. Have you calibrated the battery yet?
     
  3. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2005
    Location:
    California
    #3
    I get the same thing on my MBA and it is normal. It just means your battery is holding slightly more charge than the design capacity. Kind of like if you bought a new AA 1.5 volt battery and it is actually holding 1.56 volts.

    Coconut battery is actually very accurate. If you run the command below in Terminal you will see the reported readings from the OS match exactly those reported by Coconut.

    Code:
    ioreg -l | grep Capacity
     

Share This Page