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I need to know how to use my new laptop battery correctly.

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Whenever u use your laptop on the battery power then fully use battery till it get down then plug into ac power.this is the proper use of your battery.

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Hello,

The proper way of using the battery is to Initially charge it for for 8 hours. The computer must be off while connected to the ac adapter or charger. Also, fully charge it and use it until it drain. Do not plug the ac adapter overnight while the battery is in it. If you're going to use the laptop as desktop, it is better to remove the battery and use the ac adapter to power ON the laptop.

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The first time you charge the battery allow 12 to 16 hours, after that 2 to 4 hours or when battery is charged. If you go on battery frequently drain it right down before charging it, this will give the maxi-um performance and longevity.

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The rule of thumb is never use your laptop while charging.
1. Turn off the Laptop. Plug in power core to charge. Leave it for about 8-10 hours.
2. After 8 hour. unplug powder core. Leave it 30 minute for cooling down.
3. Turn on the laptop and use it until batter are almost empty and shutdown automatically
4. Leave it 30 minutes for cooling down.
5. Plug in powder core to charge. Leave it for about 8 hour.
Repeat step 1 to 4 two more times.
Keep in mind that you should avoid using laptop while charging.

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Output of 19 Volts DC at 6.3 Amps is correct. (It isn't the Amperage you have to be concerned about so much. It is the Voltage. Voltage is correct)

Mounted on the motherboard of your laptop is a power correcting chipset.

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1) https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:oER5NNz8cwcJ:www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/FD/FDS6675BZ.pdf+Fairchild+FDS6675BZ&hl=en&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShOhWPjm_M-ROHme4iEMrztCTOd-28jNiy1hVLQQh_VOyv8zcXEVDB_iTQA6MuZO88UmRkDgjyW9j4CP2aIJ-4DS-h6JNM3lvxldeApQeecmz_DADCw1s7tmNLxfPknqX14SZP6&sig=AHIEtbS_rYUAeo_8rB9YHkW05ZjLqeH4Jg

2) http://html.alldatasheet.com/html-pdf/85156/VISHAY/SI4925BDY/183/1/SI4925BDY.html

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