Bnew MBP w/ 9 cycle charge

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  1. snakeyes

    snakeyes New Member

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    is this normal? Just thought of it now. I did not check this on my previous MBP, now I'm wondering if this is normal. this was delivered today by a reputable apple reseller naman. appreciate your comments.

    thanks :)
     
  2. donalyza

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    i dnt think that's normal. is the box sealed?
     
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    bhoyetjumpay Well-Known Member

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    when i got my sealed unibody macbook it has 2 battery cycles already
     
  4. snakeyes

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    it was delivered to me so it was opened by them since they have to do some installation and upgrade the hdd. thanks for the responses :)
     
  5. picoy

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    mine 2 also got it sealed MBP
     
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    Perhaps all batteries get tested before they leave the factory. That's all conjecture lang, though :)
     
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    9 cycle counts will not do any harm! unless it's already failing.. ;)
     
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    Yes but it makes one wonder where the 9 cycle count came from.
    1 or 2 charge cycles is understandable but 9?

    It's like buying a brand new DSLR with 90 shutter actuations.

    Got my MBP13 with 1 charge cycle btw.
     
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    mine had 7 cycles brand new out of a sealed box. dont think its a bid deal.
     
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    I have opened at least 4 Bnew mobile Macs already but the highest count I noticed out of the box was 2.
     
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    For me it matters lalo na kung OC... 9 cycles i think is a lot for a brand new unit, like how many hours was it used or tested for a battery to reach that cycles po ba?
     
  12. Xandman

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    how do you find that out?

    nevermind found it. mine has 4 cycles so far bought it 3 days ago.
     
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    2 or 1 is usual. 9 is absurd. they ran the unit for approximately 24 hours on battery (not continuously of course).

    1 cycle count is one full charge then drained then charged again. 1 full charge on an MBP 13" will last around 3 hours depending on what you're doing... almost like saying you watched around 7 to 8 dvd movies on the unit before selling it.
     
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    the 9 cycle count may not be much in terms of battery life but make one wonder what else was done to that mac to need 9 cycles before it was packed
     
  15. zero_01

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    question po... mine, nung check ko sya 0 cycle but when i downloaded the coconut battery 2 months old na mbp ko...?
     
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    That's ok. Coconut Battery bases how old your unit is on manufacture date.
     
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    thanks po...
     
  18. nash57

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    Is it possible that they ran tests on it and resealed it in such a way that a new owner wouldn't be able to tell that it had been opened before? Maybe official resellers are given "official resealing tools", too.

    ?
     
  19. fr.ankie

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    even if the mbp is tested. i think the battery count wont be more than 3 cycles. sobrang testing naman yan 9 cycles. i got only 2 cycles when i had my macbook.
     
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    Coconut battery rocks! Thanks for mentioning the tool but I have the following questions about the battery.
    1. Is it normal to have 6371mAh/6500mAh or 98% battery capacity for a 5 months old macbook? Btw, I have 17 charge cycle and I got my macbook last Dec 23.
    2. Which is better removing the charger after a complete charge or just leave it while you are still working with your mac?

    Thanks in advance!
     

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