[TriLUG] Thinkpad Batter\(y\|ies\)

Neil L. Little nllittle at embarqmail.com
Thu Jul 1 17:01:58 EDT 2010

I've had good experiences with Laptop Battery Express.

Neil Little, WA4AZL

Joel James Adamson wrote:
> Hello,
> A while ago I bought a Thinkpad 240 from a list member (Thanks Jason!)
> and it definitely needs a new battery if I'm going to use it on the
> road.  Knowing nothing about laptops (this is my first), I'm unsure of
> the "gotchas" of buying a battery online.  Hopefully some of you with
> more experience with IBM/Lenovo and laptops in general can answer these
> questions for me:
> 1) Are there any especially good (in any way) online vendors?
> 2) Is there anywhere locally I could buy one?  They don't have anything
> compatible at the campus store
> 3) Anything to watch out for?  I noticed one vendor offers a compatible
> battery for $19.95 labelled with "refurbished" and "we do not warranty
> battery life."
> Any information or suggestions are helpful.
> Thanks,
> Joel

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