Bad replacement battery?
I ordered this replacement battery for my Pinebook Pro and it won't charge. The laptop will power on with the new battery, the OS correctly identifies when it's plugged in, but the charge light blinks red and the charger (USB-C or barrel) doesn't draw any discernible power from the wall. Charging works as expected with the old battery plugged back in.

I notice that the old battery has a white wire in the center of the connector, while the new one does not. The second suspect thing is that the new battery is 33g lighter than the old.

Any thoughts on this? Does this missing white wire indicate a problem was inevitable, or could I have just gotten a bad battery? I have sent a message to the seller but haven't heard back yet.

Thank you!

Messages In This Thread
Bad replacement battery? - by chris88233 - 02-16-2024, 08:39 PM
RE: Bad replacement battery? - by tllim - 02-17-2024, 06:57 PM
RE: Bad replacement battery? - by chris88233 - 02-18-2024, 09:43 AM
RE: Bad replacement battery? - by tllim - 02-19-2024, 04:59 PM

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