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Old 03-17-20, 10:33 PM
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need help buying a new laptop battery

Its for a toshiba (I can give any details needed) - the issue is when I try to search on amazon, I can't find any batteries that are an exact match to the model number. What specifications do I really need to focus on to make sure whatever I buy is compatible with our current computer?
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

In the past I've searched for the actual laptop make/model but also check the battery for a part number. I've seen manufacturers use the same battery in multiple models. I'd broaden my search for other suppliers. I've also seen laptop battery "repair" services where they replace the actual cells inside the existing pack. Some are easier than others with welded plastic seams and the like so you may not find it available for your model.
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Google "Toshiba Laptop Batteries"
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Try a wider search of that model's battery than just Amazon. There are companies that specialize in replacement batteries.
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Originally Posted by atari2600 View Post
Its for a toshiba (I can give any details needed)
What's the model number of the laptop, and what's the model number on the battery?
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

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What's the model number of the laptop, and what's the model number on the battery?
Toshiba Satellite L55W-C5320

Battery model #PA5208U-1BRS
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

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Try a wider search of that model's battery than just Amazon. There are companies that specialize in replacement batteries.
any recommendations for reputable stores/websites that sell laptop batteries?
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Have you looked into this one:
Amazon Amazon
?

You could also send ifixit an email to verify compatibility: https://www.ifixit.com/Store/PC-Lapt.../IF353-003?o=1

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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Originally Posted by atari2600 View Post
Toshiba Satellite L55W-C5320

Battery model #PA5208U-1BRS
B/C I don't have enough posts, I cannot post the links to where you can purchase your battery. Same with not having a signature. I was on the high definition forum and it switched me over to this forum, the other day.

Amazon has your battery. These people have your battery: laptopbatteryexpress.com battdepot.com

Good luck.
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Have you looked into this one: https://www.amazon.com/BattpitTM-Not.../dp/B07H3DWTDX ?

You could also send ifixit an email to verify compatibility: https://www.ifixit.com/Store/PC-Lapt.../IF353-003?o=1
thanks. should I be worried that the amazon battery only has one review?
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

I normally look at the manufacturers other reviews, and they seem kind of mixed. I have used BattDepot though https://www.battdepot.com/us/model/n...20/lts243.aspx
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Re: need help buying a new laptop battery

Dispatch your current battery and see all details there. It will help you to find the exact one.

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