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Steps To Protect Your Notebook batteries Battery
After you pay a lot of money to buy a laptop, you may want to make it use as long as possible. One of the most important laptop accessories is laptop battery. Generally, laptop batteries are lithium-based and nickel-based. They are rechargeable batteries and they can hold charge for some time. However, no matter what type of battery or how good a manufacturer’s reputation is, proper care and maintenance is always necessary if one wants to protect the laptop battery and make it last longer.
First, we need to know that the meaning of the depth of discharge which is the most common term related to laptop battery life.
The depth of discharge refers to how far the battery has been discharged before it is recharged. Some people keep using their laptops with their power supply. In such situation, there is no the depth of discharge. On the other hand, some people will sometimes use their batteries until they are completely drained out. Both of these ways are not completely correct. You’d better take the battery out of the laptop when you make the power supply connected. But remember to take the battery to charge and use in a certain time and don’t leave the battery lying there for a long time.
Second, pay attention to the laptop temperature. When you use your laptop, it will get hotter as time goes on. Then the efficiency of your laptop will be affected and the laptop consumes more energy than it is needed, which will reduce the laptop battery life.
It is advisable that laptop battery does not heat beyond 30 degrees Celsius. To achieve this, you’d better avoid putting the laptop on your laps, or putting it on soft surfaces such as pillows.
Third, another phrase that you may hear is the charge cycle. This refers to the time taken between running the battery down and then charging it up again. Running a laptop battery down does not refer to bringing it to 0%. No. It refers to discharging the battery up to around the 66% – 70% level. If this battery is brought up to 90% of its capacity, a full cycle has been completed.
All in all, you’d better try to protect your laptop battery by many ways! Then the laptop battery can last long and you can have the laptop use as long as possible.