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by Taybridge99
Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p Battery Life
Replies: 3
Views: 635

Re: T61p Battery Life

That battery is a dud. Return it ASAP. Anything that won't charge up to 100% when brand new is...rubbish. I'm being nice here. FWIW...I'm setting up a custom T61p-based FrankenPad with a X9000 (ouch!) 8GB RAM and SSD, currently getting 3.5 hours plus out of a 9-cell Panasonic battery that holds rou...
by Taybridge99
Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p Battery Life
Replies: 3
Views: 635

T61p Battery Life

I've just replaced the battery in my T61p. I avoided the eBay "el cheapo" batteries and purchased a new 9-cell battery from LaptopBatteryExpress for $80 (marked-down from $179). The user instructions that came with the battery recommended that the battery be subject to 5 discharge re-charge cycles i...
by Taybridge99
Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T43p SATA Guide (Beware pictures, 56k-ers)
Replies: 170
Views: 102010

Re: T43p SATA Guide (Beware pictures, 56k-ers)

G'Day from Down Under, I've read through most of the posts on this thread and others in the Thinkpad.com forum on breathing new life into T43p Thinkpads and it seems that in my case (2687-5DU) the best option would be to carry out the SATA mod on the mobo. I'm not a complete novice when it comes to ...

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