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Dell XPS Battery

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Shooterdean4, Nov 4, 2009.

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  1. Shooterdean4

    Shooterdean4 Thread Starter

    Nov 4, 2009
    I have a Dell XPS laptop and the battery no longer takes a charge. I have been looking at replacement batteries and all of the replacement batteries have a different voltage rating the the orginal. The orginal is 14.8V with capacity 37 wh, the replacements are 11.1V with a range of capacity from 4400 - 7200 mah. I am guessing that the capacity does not matter it will just have a longer charge, but I don't know if the voltage will matter.

    Thanks for any help.
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    The voltage DOES matter, obviously that's the wrong battery!
  3. raybro


    Apr 26, 2003
    Dell XPS has a number of different M series laptops. All but the M2010 have betteries rated at 11.1v. The M2010 is rated at 14.8 V. So I'll assume you have a M2010 model.

    Look here to see what Dell gets for them. Notice there is a single and a dual battery pack with and attendant higher price. ($166 and $250).

    I Googled around and found this for $144.

    Checkout Amazon. I've found some real good deals there. They have the M2010 12 cell battery (dual) new for $82. Checkout the part number compatibility real good before you buy. The Dell site should be your standard for comparison.

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