Battery Handling

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure.

Awarning: The main battery contains toxic materials. Review battery handling and disposal instructions in Bulletins/ =J Safety.

Main Battery

Main Battery

Follow these guidelines for properly handling the battery:

  • Handle the battery carefully. Do not drop, puncture, disassemble, mutilate, or incinerate the battery.
  • Fully charge a replacement battery before using it; Apple ships batteries in a partially charged state.
  • Do not leave the battery in the computer for longer than two weeks without plugging in the power adaptor.

Battery Case

Completely discharge and then recharge the battery once a month. Store the battery in the protective battery case. Do not short-circuit the battery terminals. Keep the battery in a cool, dark place; do not store it for longer than 6 months without recharging.

Main Battery

Main Battery

DIY Battery Repair

DIY Battery Repair

You can now recondition your old batteries at home and bring them back to 100 percent of their working condition. This guide will enable you to revive All NiCd batteries regardless of brand and battery volt. It will give you the required information on how to re-energize and revive your NiCd batteries through the RVD process, charging method and charging guidelines.

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