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9 Cell Battery in X201 Wobbles

2011-05-03, 19:42 PM

Greetings!  I have had my X201 since the end of November 2010.  While I enjoy her features, I find the wobble of the 9 Cell battery annoying.  I am concerned that this could damage her. 


Is this wobble for all 9 Cell batteries?  I found some comments on other forums that suggest this.  Or, is this a problem with my current battery? 


Is there anything that I can do to make the battery fit more securely? 


I do not have this problem with my X60s or my X61T -- their 8 Cell batteries fit securely.




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Re: 9 Cell Battery in X201 Wobbles

2011-05-04, 0:34 AM
Batteries tend to wobble, it should be fine though. If the sound annoys you, add a piece of double sided tape or something.

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Re: 9 Cell Battery in X201 Wobbles

2011-05-04, 0:52 AM
how much does your battery wobble by? if it bothers you i would put a piece of folded paper between the battery and the battery compartment, which will minimise the wobble.

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