Rechargeable Battery - 17-inch MacBook Pro

Rechargeable Battery - 17-inch MacBook Pro

$116.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 624 reviews

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  • This 68-watt rechargeable lithium polymer battery is compatible only with the 17-inch MacBook Pro.

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  • Follow the Directions

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I have two of these batteries and they provide power for three to four hours each. Performance and life are achieved by following I have two of these batteries and they provide power for three to four hours each. Performance and life are achieved by following the instructions in the Help section. Calibrate the battey once a month per the instructions, and don't leave it plugged in all the time. If you constantly use the power cord, remove the battery so it doesn't over charge. If you do these two things you'll get long life.

    • Written by from Seminole

    1814 of 2203 people found this useful

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  • Same battery problem - Not a bad solution!

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    After nine months of constantly using my MacBook Pro 17, the system recently started to shut down unexpectedly, Now the battery ca After nine months of constantly using my MacBook Pro 17, the system recently started to shut down unexpectedly, Now the battery casing is expanding and buckling and will not hold a charge. The effective life cycle with other rechargeable battery systems I have used seems to be about the same.

    I was concerned about additional damage or safety hazard so I removed the battery. I called Apple Support and they agreed without dispute to send a replacement under warranty at no charge. Apple is still the best overall computer experience I have had!

    • Written by from Corona

    1368 of 1709 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Same battery problem - Not a bad solution!
  • Tops!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple has engineered a great battery for the 17" MacBook Pro. It keeps chugging for 3.5 to 4 hours and greatly outpaces my old G4 Apple has engineered a great battery for the 17" MacBook Pro. It keeps chugging for 3.5 to 4 hours and greatly outpaces my old G4 15" Powerbook battery with double the operating time. I'm very impressed. Good work Apple!

    Note: If anyone isn't getting fabulous operating time, or is experiencing battery warpage or overheating, take your notebook into the Apple store and get a new battery. If you're within warranty it should be free, or if out of warranty, $129 is a small price to pay for the power this little beast puts out.

    • Written by from Clearwater

    726 of 1247 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Tops!
  • Battery design

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Went to use my MBP one day and couldn't figure out why it was not sitting level on my desk. I turned it over and found the battery Went to use my MBP one day and couldn't figure out why it was not sitting level on my desk. I turned it over and found the battery was swelled up and bursting from the body. I thought I was the only one to have this problem, until reading these reviews. Do not plug the laptop in unless the battery is completely drained. Prolonged power will destroy the battery. Sad situation.

    • Written by from Cape Coral

    6 of 6 people found this useful

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  • At least it didn't blow up

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    One day the clicker on the mouse stopped working and after looking over the computer i saw that the battery looked funny. It had e One day the clicker on the mouse stopped working and after looking over the computer i saw that the battery looked funny. It had expanded! and the battery was pushing up on the clicker stopping it from working. After taking the battery out it piped a part the rest of the way? But the clicker isn't broken just need a new battery.

    • Written by from CINCINNATI

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? At least it didn't blow up
  • Bad Bulge

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Had this battery charging in my MBP and the computer went dead. I turned it over and was surprised to see the battery case complet Had this battery charging in my MBP and the computer went dead. I turned it over and was surprised to see the battery case completely unglued and bulging. DOA! Luckily I had an old battery and put that in. Back in business. What a rotten design if this keeps happening.

    • Written by from ROUND HILL

    6 of 6 people found this useful

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