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Source for 55++ or similar batteries with Sanyo cells

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Source for 55++ or similar batteries with Sanyo cells

#1 Post by bit_twiddler » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:38 pm

Does anybody know of a source for these? The original Lenovo stock is getting pretty old to be useful.
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Re: Source for 55++ or similar batteries with Sanyo cells

#2 Post by dr_st » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:55 pm

Try looking for 70++ batteries (which replaced 55++). They are going to be a bit fresher, although I am not sure new ones are still being manufactured.

There will always be plenty of eBay sellers selling non-genuine (compatible) batteries; you can ask them which cells they use.
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Re: Source for 55++ or similar batteries with Sanyo cells

#3 Post by jcvjcvjcvjcv » Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:31 pm

dr_st wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:55 pm
Try looking for 70++ batteries (which replaced 55++). They are going to be a bit fresher, although I am not sure new ones are still being manufactured.

There will always be plenty of eBay sellers selling non-genuine (compatible) batteries; you can ask them which cells they use.
The 70++ that I bought in November 2016 from Amazon.de was manufactured March 2016.
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