Laptops with no batteries

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At Labdoo, we purposely remove the battery to the laptop unless we know the battery condition is good.

There are several reasons for that.
1. The used battery that came with the used laptop is typically reaching toward the end of its
life cycle. Very often, the old battery causes problems to power up the laptop. (Tip: If you have a problem powering on the laptop or if there's a warning message about battery problem when you turn it on, try toremove the laptop battery to see if the problem will go away.)
2. Batteries are one of the most poisoning eWaste. Since many schools may not have the capacity to properly dispose of eWaste, removing the laptop battery helps reduce eWaste.
3. Laptop battery is quite heavy, and many airlines prohibit laptop batteries from being put together with the laptop in the check-in luggage. The volunteer has to carry the
battery separately with their carry-on suitcase, which is an extra burden to the traveler.
Not to include old battery saves the CO2 footprint and also ease the traveler’s life in a
great deal.

The Labdoo laptops are most often used in the classroom setting, and most of the classrooms do have power outlets. We decided not to include the batteries on the laptops we sent out unless the battery is in excellent condition.
You can find more extensive information on why and how to dispose safely old batteries in this article from thunderboltlaptop.com
We hope you found the above explanation useful, and we are looking forward to seeing the picture sharing of your students enjoying the laptops.

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