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Non Apple Macbook Battery?
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Feb 24, 2009, 08:30 PM
I need a new battery for my blackbook. . Do I have to spend the $129 list for a battery?

Anyone make a good oem battery for less? Anyone ever useone?

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Feb 27, 2009, 03:11 AM
That's pretty much the going rate for a brand new battery (regardless of the vendor). You may be able to score a slightly better deal from Amazon, but beware some of them are refurbs. iFixit has new batteries for $99 and a-stock batteries for $89.
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Feb 27, 2009, 01:20 PM
Fastmac sells some higher capacity batteries for a little cheaper than apple's prices

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Feb 28, 2009, 06:24 AM
I've read that the "high capacity" third-party batteries last no longer than Apple's. Just buy the original battery.
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