New Macbook 2.0 Battery/Power Issues?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by mrpeepers, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. mrpeepers macrumors regular

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    Aug 14, 2007
    #1
    Just got this Macbook and I really think the battery life is about 3 hours. Is that normal? My bro and uncle have the previous gen pro and that sucker must last for a 5 hour minimum.

    Here's my power readings:

    Battery Information:

    Model Information:
    Serial Number: XXXXXXXXX
    Manufacturer: DP
    Device name: xXXXXXXXXXX
    Pack Lot Code: 0000
    PCB Lot Code: 0000
    Firmware Version: 002a
    Hardware Revision: 0005
    Cell Revision: 0100
    Charge Information:
    Charge remaining (mAh): 408
    Fully charged: No
    Charging: Yes
    Full charge capacity (mAh): 4286
    Health Information:
    Cycle count: 6
    Condition: Good
    Battery Installed: Yes
    Amperage (mA): 2101
    Voltage (mV): 11427

    System Power Settings:

    AC Power:
    System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Automatic Restart On Power Loss: No
    Wake On AC Change: No
    Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
    Wake On LAN: Yes
    Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
    Battery Power:
    System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 2
    Wake On AC Change: No
    Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
    Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
    Reduce Brightness: Yes

    Hardware Configuration:

    UPS Installed: No

    AC Charger Information:

    Connected: Yes
    Charging: Yes
     
  2. zachsilvey macrumors 6502

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    go download an app called coconut battery it will tell you the current battery capacity vs the original and some other important things. if you bought it used it probably has a lot of cycles on the battery. if it is new apple will give you a new battery.
     

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