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CF 29 battery charging problem

\015 I have a panasonic CF 29 with the media bay battery installed. The main battery will only charge to 99%. I bought a replacement, Panasonic brand, battery and it too, will only charge to 99%. Tried the battery recalibration but it will not charge beyond the 99% threshold. The media bay battery will charge only when the main battery is removed. What can be causing this problem and what do I do to fix it? I have updated the BIOS to the most current version and along with all drivers. I am at wits end! ! !\015

Answers :

Hello,

Methinks you are looking for a problem where there is none. The capacity of a battery to hold charge decreases with its usage. !00% or 99% I see no difference. 99% is not a threshold, it is a whole (IMHO).
Start to worry only if they fail to keep the charge for a significant stetch of time (a few hours, depending on power usage).

Hope it reconciles you with the shortcomings of your two batteries.


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