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I am currently using a black macbook thats about a year old and I'm about to buy an airport express so I can have a completely wireless desk. does anyone know if this will have an effect on my battery life or will i still get just as much usage time as i had before? thanks
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Using wireless, much like turning on other services, will deplete your battery quicker. That said, you should still get good battery life out of it.

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You are more likely to loose battery capacity by NOT doing this
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I sometimes use my MB on my desk with the setup that you are about to embark on. It shouldn't mater if you are plug-in which most of the time I am because I'm at home.

If I get lazy and move around the house then I'm not plug-in but I do get at least 3-4 hours of battery life, just doing light stuff like web browsing, word processing.
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Hi all, similar question to op i found on the search, so thought i'd ask.

I have a 17" macbook pro - sept 2007.

What should the battery life be? as i am getting around 2 hours, this is when i leave it on over night and i am downloading HD Trailers using utorrent. I know it's around 2 hours a sit give a snap shot of the time it run out of juice.

Should i look to be getting a new battery?

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