Re: Laptop battery
On Saturday 18 February 2006 16:27, Micha Feigin wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006 09:32:48 +0000
> john gennard <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I am most grateful to the seventeen persons who
> > responded to my request; it would take up a lot of list
> > space to reply to each.
> > In a few weeks, I'll be 76 and do not need to
> > use a battery as I've no intention or need to take the
> > machine outdoors. I could easily buy a new battery, but
> > from a logical point of view, is it sensible to spend
> > 40% of the secondhand cost when I can use the Adapter
> > (one thing I have in my flat is a surfeit of plugs).
> > What the replies prompt me to ask is:-
> > a. Is it harmful to use the Laptop with Adapter
> > without any battery on board?
> AFAIK thinkpads will not run without butteries. Don't know if its a design
> feature of flaw though.
Nope, they run without the battery. Had my roommate unplug the battery while
in the truck the other day by accident while it was plugged into the DC to AC
invertor in my truck.
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