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Battery down on my macbook (using 50Hz and 60Hz)


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Hello, my battery went down after 102 battery load cycles. It went from 5020 mAh (original battery capacity) to 169 mAh (current battery capacity) on a 34 months old (source coconutBattery) Mac book.
It seems that the capacity of my battery went down rapidly since I am using it in Europe (50Hz, 220V) but I bought it and used in the US (60Hz, 110V) before. Could it be related? Could the charging in Europe deteriorate the battery? Any other ideas on the subject? I feel that the life-time of the battery is quite low for such few load cycles.
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Have you been doing battery calibrations here and if you try resetting the SMC here it may help. can't see the supply voltage/freq having any effect.
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