[TriLUG] Thinkpad Battery Charging Thresholds
Joel James Adamson
adamsonj at email.unc.edu
Wed Feb 16 11:05:44 EST 2011
John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> writes:
> On Feb 15, 2011 3:58 PM, "Joel James Adamson" <adamsonj at email.unc.edu>
>> Hello Triluggers,
>> Sorry if this is too far off-topic, but I've found better laptop advice
>> on this list than anywhere else. I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad
>> I know that optimally the battery
>> should be between 30 % and 80 % of full charge
> Where did you hear this?
> For my 3 year old Asus U3S which i beleive has a lithium ion battery i just
> use it however my needs require. Most of the time its plugged in but when i
> take it off AC it works fine, three years later.
Then perhaps I should have bought one of those, but my wife's EeePC has
lost most of its charge after two years of constant charging.
Joel J. Adamson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
FSF Member #8164
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