Originally Posted by Compman55
At BB or circuit city there are some universal 5 hour batterys that plug in where the AC adapter goes. What are you opinions of these? Would I be better off buying one of these or spending the money on another OEM battery?
Are you referring to the Valence N-Charge battery system? Because that's the 5 hour battery we sell at Best Buy. It works just fine with any laptop (no damage will be caused, in other words), as long as there are adapter tips for that model. As for eMachines/Gateway adapter tips, check BestBuy.com, because I never see any in-store (BestBuy.com has a much bigger selection of products than in-store).