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Repair guides and troubleshooting for Acer Predator 17.3" laptops, a group of high-end gaming computers from Acer. These laptops features a 17.3" display, dedicated GPU, and a modular bay for either an optical drive or cooling module.

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Can I , and is it safe to add an on/off switch to my laptop battery?

So the main idea here is that i get better performance whilst plugged in.

I like gaming so I play a lot. I usually start playing when the battery is low so i can play and charge , thinking it's better for the battery to be used (charged and discharged) .

After playing for a while the battery gets full , and I want to keep playing with the same performance. So I came up with the idea to add a switch to the cables connecting the battery wires with the motherboard. So I can stop using the battery when it hits 100% and continue playing plugged in. And after finishing I would turn the switch on, connecting the battery with the motherboard and then remove the plug and continue browsing using the battery. But am afraid to try because i just got this laptop.

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Hi i want to do the same with my laptop. How have you managed to do it? What kind of switch or circuit have you used? Thanks in advance.

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Sounds like a good idea but i would be extremely careful to not short anything i wouldnt attempt this is your are an amateur at soldering and such but if you are experiened id go for it!

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