More Battery questions...

chet (motcsd!apple!arc!chet)
Tue, 14 Apr 92 14:01:10 PDT

bob> I suggest that anyone who notices that the battery is taking much
bob> too long to charge should measure the battery voltage to see if
bob> there seems to be a shorted cell. 16 hours is a typical full
bob> charge from complete discharge -- I have never had to charge
bob> longer than about 10 hours in normal use. If the charge light
bob> doesn't go out after 24 or 36 hours you should get suspicious.

I rejuvenated a battery that was having this problem by fully
discharging it: leaving the UL on until it died, then turning it on
and leaving it on again.... until it wouldn't turn on any more.

I can't guarantee that this will work for others, but it's worth a
try.

chet.