Toshiba® Tecra M11 Batteries
Tips for maintenance and use of Toshiba Tecra M11 batteries
Toshiba has introduced a business class laptop; Toshiba Tecra M11 is a perfect blend of high performance, durability, and security with in an eco conscious and stylish design. Toshiba Tecra M11 comes loaded with Windows 7 operating system. It is built to be earth smart with an EPEAT Gold environmental rating and Toshiba’s exclusive power-saving Eco utility™ which helps you use energy wisely. The main feature of Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop include dual-core processor, 6-Cell Li-ion Battery Pack, Bluetooth,7200 RPM Hard Drive, Memory Card Reader, Fingerprint Reader, EasyGuard Technology, Eco Utility, Energy Star Compliant, EPEAT™ Gold Compliant, 1GB Ethernet, LED Backlit Display, PC Health Monitor, Mini DisplayPort™,3-Yr Limited Warranty, Webcam and Mic. Toshiba Tecra M11 is compact with 14 inch display with high definition resolution. It is powered by Intel Core™ i3, Core™ i5 or the Core™ i7 processor, up to 250GB hard drive, and most likely 3GB/6GB of RAM. This laptop is meant for meeting the demand of mobile professionals. The battery and battery charger used in Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop is Toshiba Primary 6-Cell Li-Ion Battery and Toshiba 75-Watt Global AC Adapter respectively.
Tips for its maintenance and use of Toshiba Tecra M11 battery and battery charger are:
- Charge battery before it is completely discharged
- Do not roll the cable around charger
- Never charge a fully charged battery Cut down the number of programs running in the background
Charge battery before it is completely discharged
Charge the battery of your Toshiba Tecra M11 before it is completely discharged. A complete run down can cause cell polarity reversal, which kills your batteries completely. And do not pull the charger from wall outlet before turning of the plug. These are common steps to use which the user can cultivate as a habit. Regular usage this way can extend the battery life of your laptop much longer.
Do not roll the cable around the charger
Most of the time people twist the cable and roll it around the charger after charging the laptop, which is still hot. It will damage the plastic wire coating or makes it brittle, and damaging the internal circuits. This is a common phenomenon seen across users. Refrain from this activity to ensure increased usage.
It will put additional pressure on the battery. But recharging partially will not damage the battery. Several partial discharges with frequent recharges are better for lithium-ion than one complete one. This feature gives more longevity to your battery and keeps it in shape.
There are some programs that run in the background when you reboot the system. Look at those programs that start along with the operating system. If they are not of use, close them to increase the battery life. The programs that are left open use system resources and power which affects system performance.