Thread: Battery drains . . .
11-30-2006, 05:15 PM #1
Battery drains . . .
- Member Since
- Nov 10, 2006
- Leeds, England
- 17" Core Duo Macbook Pro
I calibrated my battery as soon as i got my MBP (17") about three weeks ago. I've pretty much used it from the mains since then. I recently set up wireless though and was using it in the living room without the power cable and the battery went down really quickly - about 1% per minute.
Admittedly, I had wireless on, loads of apps running and it is the 17" version but is this normal? Should it run down so quickly or have I got a duff battery?
EDIT: I posted this in the wrong forum - admins can you please move it?
11-30-2006, 06:41 PM #2
- Member Since
- Jun 03, 2006
- Denver Colorado
- 2.4 GHz intel core 2 duo MBP, iPhone 5, iPad 3
If your screen was set to max brightness that sounds pretty typical..
was your keyboard backlight on? that will also drain the battery really quick.
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