[kwlug-disc] OT: Replacement notebook batteries?

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 23 08:48:27 EDT 2011



I remember a few years ago, I had a bunch of the same laptops around needing batteries, I went to International battery up on victoria street towards Breslau, and they were able to replace the cells in the batteries I had, and they worked well, and were reasonable in price. I can't remember the specifics but it was a good deal, and I think it took a day or so for them to rebuild them. I don't know if they still offer the service, but you cold check there. 


Joseph Wennechuk

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> Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 23:00:07 -0400
> From: unsolicited at swiz.ca
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] OT: Replacement notebook batteries?
> 
> I did see this post some days ago, so I think the list is flowing 
> properly.
> 
> I did poke about myself for you, but had no good answers - so didn't 
> reply. [I agree, and from my own experience, be it laptops, cordless 
> phones, pda's, or whatever - battery prices are just stupid. Some have 
> commented in the past that it's cheaper on an old laptop to go buy 
> another refurb laptop than buy a replacement battery. <ludicrous> The 
> pro of getting the battery is not having to refactor your environment. 
> The con is you could take advantage of updated technology.]
> 
> GL
> 
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 04/20/2011 3:55 PM:
> > I sent this 6 days ago. Did not get any reply.
> > 
> > Anyone?
> > 
> > CC'ng Paul to see if there is a mailing list issue.
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>
> > Date: Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 7:35 PM
> > Subject: OT: Replacement notebook batteries?
> > To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> > 
> > 
> > Hello all. Sorry for the off topic.
> > 
> > I need to replace the battery for one laptop. The local options are
> > basically Notebook Galaxy on Weber. I used them once, and they
> > are OK in general. However you have to pre-order the battery,
> > and it takes time to arrive. Moreover, they are a bit pricey.
> > 
> > Are there any other reputable sources locally so one can shop
> > around? Or order it online, again from a trusted place?
> 
> 
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