The Battery Threads merged (all battery talk goes here)

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by DON2003, May 29, 2006.

  1. P-M-J

    P-M-J Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2010
    Messages:
    224
    Likes Received:
    2
    I have a question for everybody.

    I have a 15in retina MBP and it has apple care. I took it to Power Mac to service and replace parts. However, they cannot replace the battery as their diagnostic tools indicate that it is not due for replacement.

    But the cycles on my battery is now over 1000 and the consumption time from my first day of use to 2015 goes from 6 hours on 100%-5% charge; and now the consumption time now goes to 2.5 hours on 100%-5% charge.

    I want to know if Power Mac's reasoning is valid? I really need to replace my battery.
     
  2. deathstriker75

    deathstriker75 New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2011
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi everyone! I need to replace my macbook 13in aluminum unibody (2008) battery. any suggestion where I can buy an original one? thanks!
     
    #982 deathstriker75, Jul 12, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2016
  3. Calynica

    Calynica New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2016
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Caloocan City
    Dear all,

    I have 5yr old MacBook Air. The battery of my laptop is expanding. And It needs replacement. Any advice and suggestions?

    I just cant imagine if i don't notice the battery problem it might anytime leads to a possible explosion?
     
  4. Calynica

    Calynica New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2016
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Caloocan City
    Same problem here!
     
  5. makinao

    makinao Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2004
    Messages:
    671
    Likes Received:
    68
    If you're in the QC area, call Ynzal.
     
  6. penmanila

    penmanila The Pinoy Penman
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2004
    Messages:
    9,805
    Likes Received:
    1,524
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Diliman/Metrowalk
    I think a battery is considered a consumable part which is normally not covered by AppleCare. Replacements are cheap and locally available on eBay.ph. Just make sure you get the exact model.

     
  7. makinao

    makinao Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2004
    Messages:
    671
    Likes Received:
    68
    "MacBook Owners - Your battery is designed to retain up to 80% of its original capacity at 1000 complete charge cycles. The one-year warranty includes replacement coverage for a defective battery. Apple offers a battery replacement service for all MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro notebooks with built-in batteries." http://www.apple.com/batteries/service-and-recycling/

    Try another service center. My suki for all Applecare service is MSI Digicare in Libis. They have a direct line to Apple Asia, and can commit to a repair on-site (unlike stores which cannot commit on the spot because they have to send it to a service center). Replacement parts usually take a week to arrive.
     
  8. equus

    equus New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2013
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    hello everyone! can anyone recommend a reputable apple battery vendor/store within the Cubao Area? i have a 2013 13 inch macbook pro. thanks!
     
  9. tiffitotz

    tiffitotz Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2008
    Messages:
    448
    Likes Received:
    50
    AB-Blanc in Cubao is my go-to guy for repairing my Macbook. He also sells batteries. Just look for his page on Facebook for contact details
     
    fish likes this.
  10. fish

    fish Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2005
    Messages:
    364
    Likes Received:
    0
    thanks for ab-blanc reco, i'll try to bring my mba there
     
  11. ronjeremy

    ronjeremy Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2013
    Messages:
    73
    Likes Received:
    1
    Guys can you recommend a good replacement batt for my early 2011 mbp 13" a1278,i saw a lot of replacement at lazada but cant seem to choose.If youcan give a link much better.Thanks!
     
  12. theredmac

    theredmac New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2018
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Quezon City
    Hey guys, I'm looking for a battery replacement for my MBP mid 2010. I had it replaced by sencolink before. After 4 years, it's still working and has 1080 cycles. I'm not sure if I can still get an original Apple battery from sencolink.

    Wonder if Newertech Nupower sold by Ynzal is a good replacement battery? From your experience, how many years will it last? Thanks!
     
  13. rage30

    rage30 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2007
    Messages:
    978
    Likes Received:
    7
    Hi I have a macbook air 13" 2015 model. The battery seem to run out even if the MacBook is on standby mode. How will i know how many cycles has it undergone? Thanks.
     
  14. makinao

    makinao Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2004
    Messages:
    671
    Likes Received:
    68
    Click on the black apple on the top left > click on "About This Mac" > Click on "System Report" > under "Hardware", click on "Power" > Under "Health Information, read "Cycle Count".
     
  15. loudsound

    loudsound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2010
    Messages:
    1,231
    Likes Received:
    34
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Laguna
    Hi guys, it's been a while since I last visited and posted here. I would like to consult on local stores where I can buy a replacement battery for my mid-2010 Macbook Pro (13-in model). It's still working based on my needs and I thought of extending it further with a battery replacement. Thanks in advance.
     
  16. lesterjune

    lesterjune Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    838
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Makati
    Had my battery replaced also. But my unit is mid-2010 15" Macbook Pro. First, called Ynzal. They advised me that there will be a waiting time since battery will be ordered online. Decided to order it myself and install it. Macsales.com has tutorial video on how to do the installation.
     
    loudsound likes this.
  17. loudsound

    loudsound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2010
    Messages:
    1,231
    Likes Received:
    34
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Laguna
    Thanks lesterjune. I saw this site while googling and tried reaching to them thru email. They're responsive and has contacted me already via SMS. I tried searching for them if they are legit and saw two helpful posts with good feedback to them. Any fellow Muggers who purchased from them already? They are based in Eton Centris if I'm not mistaken (near QC Ave).

    https://pcpartsph.com/

     

Share This Page

  • About PhilMUG

    Since the mid-1990s, PhilMUG (formerly the Philippine Macintosh Users Group) has grown to become not just the Philippines’ but one of the world’s foremost Apple user groups. Our online community brings together thousands of members from the Philippines and around the world for the latest news and discussions covering all Apple products and related hardware and software. Anyone can join PhilMUG, from newbies to experts, subject to our membership rules and guidelines.
  • Like us on Facebook

  • Buy us a beer!

    The staff works very hard to make sure that PhilMUG is running 24/7. Care to buy us a beer or help out with our hosting fees? We'd really appreciate it!

    Donate to us!