Buying a new battery for a 2007 Macbook Pro.. Need help.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by PhaserFuzz, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. PhaserFuzz macrumors 6502

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    Since I just bought a new rMBP, I'm giving my old 2007 MBP to a family member. However, the battery has needed serviced for awhile now. I'm looking into buying a new one. Is THIS the correct battery I need? It looks the same, but I just want to be sure. It is the pre-unibody model of course. Also, is there a cheaper place I can purchase a battery? Thanks for any help!
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Yes, that's the right one for a 15" non-unibody MBP. I wouldn't trust or recommend any non-Apple battery, due to the number of problems reported with "knockoff" batteries. Also, there is no assurance that knockoff batteries have the same charging technology that Apple uses, involving the battery, the MagSafe adapter and the Mac's logic board.

    Battery Replacement
    Replacing the built-in battery in your MacBook Pro
    Replacing the Battery in your MacBook Air
    Intel-based Apple Portables: How to replace or service a built-in battery

    This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:
     
  3. alphaod macrumors Core

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  4. Opstech macrumors 6502a

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    Did you pick a battery for your MBP? If so, how did it work out?
     

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