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MORE capacity*
103 Watt-Hour
NewerTech NuPower Battery
For MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Early 2009, Mid 2009, & Mid 2010

Power, reliability and quality from the leading name
in Mac performance upgrades since 1984!
103 Watt-Hour NewerTech NuPower Battery
Not only do NewerTech batteries provide long run-times - they're also built to last.
A Perfect Fit Solution
NuPower batteries are engineered to perfectly complement the fit and finish of your Mac notebook as well as offer full compatibility with applicable OEM sleep and power reduction modes.

Powerful and Responsible
NuPower battery upgrade solutions are environmentally responsible and feature RoHS certification to be free of lead, mercury, cadmium, PBBs, and PBDE. We also offer a comprehensive recycling program for your old battery, as well as an industry-leading 1 Year NewerTech Laptop Battery Limited Warranty.
Newer Makes Your Mac Better Than New!
When high-performance, quality, and longevity are your battery upgrade criteria, NuPower is your answer. NuPower batteries are designed to meet and exceed factory specifications, so now you can listen to more music, watch more videos, and get more work done between recharges. To ensure your confidence and satisfaction, these highest-quality batteries are backed by free, award-winning US-based support and a one-year, 48-hour or less turnaround warranty.

This NuPower battery is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2010)
(October, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,1
2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,1
2.53GHz, 2.66GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2009)
(June, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,2
2.8GHz, 3.06GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2009)
(January, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,2
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz

Battery Specs:

Apple equivalent part number

  • A1309

Battery Recycling Program

Battery Recycling Program Each new battery includes an informative battery recycling page that details the options you have for the disposal of your old battery.

View Recycling Options

Includes

  • Battery
  • Installation Instructions
  • Phillips Screwdriver
  • Tri-lobe Screwdriver

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 36 out of 37 (97%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: albertringo Location: San Juan Puerto Rico Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 very good February 19, 2017 this ítem work good

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Reviewer: Blerticus Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Works great. Bonus: fixed trackpad! January 30, 2017 My MBP 17" trackpad had stopped allowing "clicks" over a year ago. Then the battery began to lose its charge faster, so I decided to address the battery issue.

When I opened the computer, the old battery had bulged to the point it was pushing against the trackpad, preventing "clicks."

Luckily, the old battery had not burst. Once I replaced it with this new battery, I now have both a long lasting battery AND my trackpad functions correctly again. Bonus!

Time will tell if the battery performs as well as the original - so far, it is performing well.

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Reviewer: MyMac17 Location: Long Island, New York Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Battery Insatallation Was Easy January 28, 2017 The Other World Computing website made it easy for me to choose the correct battery for my MacBook Pro 17" mid 2010 laptop. Most especially, the installation video gave me the confidence to install it. It all worked perfectly. Note: the battery recalibration does take 20+ hours, especially, if like me, you want the recalibration to be as accurate as possible. The battery is functioning flawlessly. Thanks OMC.

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Reviewer: Capnted Location: Lake worth, fl Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Brought my MacBook Pro back to life January 5, 2017 After installing sierra I thought my mbp was dead. After all, it is more than 6 years old. It was painfully slow & apps were quitting left & right. Chrome was unuseable. I took a chance and installed the full complement of ram, an ssd, and a new battery because mine was swollen & the trackpad didn't work. Now I'm in love with my Mac all over again--for well under $400. Installation was super easy & the update was seamless. I now have 500 gig internal & my old drive is external. I could have installed both internal but like having the DVD. Couldn't be happier with my purchase. It boots fast and runs all the apps I can throw at it.

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Reviewer: AlexSum Location: Latvia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 This battery has high quality December 29, 2016 The battery on my MacBookPro 17’’ mid 2010 completely discharged. I was informed in the Apple service that battery for this model no more produce. I have looked manufacturer that I can trust. First of all I find your company at Apple Support Community, then I looked other companies in the internet to compare products. Just a few can suggest option shipping to my country. On the site there is excellent video tutorial how to replace battery. Finally I had video call with my friend in San Francisco and he confirm that OWC is big famous company in US. So all this items as good quality and trust was made my choice, nevertheless I knew that I will have additional expenses for transportation and custom taxes in my country. I was good surprised when opened box and found together with nice battery two screwdrivers to easy replacement battery. I’m glad that my choice was OWC.

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Reviewer: Tandemguy Location: NC Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Just what the MacBook Pro Doctor Needed November 24, 2016 For some time my 2010 MacBook Pro 17" battery health indicator revealed that the battery should be replaced. I looked at several sources for batteries including e... and A...... Seeing so many really cheap possibilities but also reading so many poor reviews of these products, I finally found the NewerTech 103 Watt-Hour Battery at MacSales. More capacity than the cheapie batteries I'd been looking,, in fact more capacity than the original battery and great installation instructions and video. Great warranty, too. Received the battery quickly. Followed the instructions using the supplied Phillips and Try-lobed screwdrivers that CAME WITH THE BATTERY, and then followed the instructions to calibrate the battery. If you have any technical/mechanical ability at all, you should be able to do this,

Looks like a great product and is working well in my MacBook Pro 17". Hopefully I'll get another 4-5 years of service from this laptop unless Apple makes it obsolete with a totally new OS.

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Reviewer: Higgs Location: New Westminster, BC Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Easy installation November 21, 2016 My 6 year old MacBook Pro is now truly portable again after installing a new battery. It was easy to install and calibrate.

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Reviewer: BoffIT Location: Sydney, Australia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Impressively simple battery update November 21, 2016 I purchased a NewerTech battery to replace the original battery in my ageing-but-loved 2010 17" MacBook Pro. Opening the box containing the package was like opening a new MacBook box - everything was beautifully and securely packaged, and included everything I needed. I read the instructions and quickly replaced the original battery. I then surfed to the referenced web site and read through the instructions to calibrate the new battery. As always with OWC, the video tutorial was excellent and very helpful. I was so impressed (yet again) with this OWC product, that I showed my wife the packaging, documentation, and video. She said it's the sort of package that I would have created - and who am I to disagree with my wife!

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Reviewer: ChrisSeattle Location: Seattle Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Newer Tech Battery - Excellent November 20, 2016 I am on a mission to extend the life of my 2010 MacBook Pro 17 inch as long as I can since I cant get a new one. I needed to replace the original battery. I saw low cost batteries for sale, but I wanted the best available. I chose the NewerTech from OWC. It came with the needed tools and instructions. It was easy to replace. I would suggest buying a bag of the teeny weeny screws that hold the computer back cover on since they are easily damaged or lost due to their minuscule size. Summary: high quality part, easy to replace, good instructions.

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Reviewer: Ette Location: WA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Great and Easy to install November 17, 2016 Battery for my MacBook Pro 17 inch died. Ordered one from MacSales, received it in a few days. Watched the video on how to install new battery. It was simple and easy. Had no problems at all. Battery works great!

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Reviewer: Rico240 Location: Northampton , Pa Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great product October 11, 2016 My battery was delivered on time and it was available when I needed it the most. Thank you !

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Reviewer: LarryT Location: Los Angeles, CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 I should have done this a year ago! October 2, 2016 When I first got my MacBook Pro 17" in 2010, I could run almost 8 hours on a fully charged battery even with the upgraded (7200rpm) 512Gb hd. However, age has caught up with the batter and getting 2 hours out of it since late 2015 has been a lucky day. Now I'm back to almost a full day's use!

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Reviewer: Stefan Location: Texas Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Got tired of waiting for new MacBooks, so I fixed mine August 21, 2016 I love my 2010 17 inch MacBook Pro, and I hate that the product was killed.

I had every intention on buying a new laptop in 2015, but Apple never upgraded their machines. Fast forward to the summer of 2016 and Apple has still failed to deliver!

My machine, which I've upgraded with more RAM and an SSD, has had terrible battery life for a while. That didn't really matter to me since I use my computer at a desk. But recently, my trackpad started having troubles depressing because the battery began swelling. That's when I knew I had to swap it out.

Went to OWC, ordered the part, loaded up the "how to install" video on my iPhone, and walked through the step by step instructions. Everything was a breeze and I'm happy to report that not only is my trackpad depressing properly again, but my laptop is also running much cooler! Who knew that a six year old battery was putting out so much heat?

If I have any complaints it's that the battery cable—the one you shove into the laptop's motherboard—was quite stiff and needed a lot of force in order to be jammed in correctly. I'm not weak by any stretch of the imagination, but I was scared that the amount of force I was applying might mess something up.

Anyway, it went in, and all is well.

Oh, one more thing! Note that the battery comes with the tools you need to put it in!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Works excellent! Easily installed and going strong! July 17, 2016 Excellent directions, easily installed, and the MacBook Pro is back to normal.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: KY Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 17" MacBook Pro resurrection! June 16, 2016 My late '09 MacBook Pro 17" had an inoperable trackpad and had lost most of its ability to hold a charge; original battery, almost 8 years old...then the hard drive gave up. Anyway, after getting a local Mac store to give it a look, they recommended replacing the battery and upgrading to an SSD. Apparently, the batteries had a problem with swelling a bit as they aged, causing the trackpad to freeze due to pressure on it from the battery case. The NewerTech battery I got from OWC was not only a perfect replacement, but an old guy was perfectly capable of following the great instructions from your online video, and get the job completed in short order. While I was in there, I also maxed out the RAM, and got the SSD installed too. Very impressed with the quality of the parts, but even more with the service from you all. I'll be back, no doubt.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Fort Worth, Texas Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Improved Battery Life! June 4, 2016 Bought this after returning other generic batteries on Amazon.

I get about 4.5 hours on my 6 year old macbook pro with this battery replacement.

About as close to OEM as you can find out there.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Melbourne, Australia Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent replacement battery February 18, 2016 Battery performs well and retains charge better than the original, although 6 year old, battery.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Hope Mills, NC Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Amazing!!! December 20, 2015 This NewerTech battery has saved my life. My 17" MacBook Pro (mid-2010 model) battery was toast and only lasted 20 minutes max. Now I'm getting 5-7 hours out of a charge with this new replacement battery and i'm always mute-tasking on the internet. The install couldn't have been easier and anybody of any skill level could do this themselves at home. It took me about 10-12 minutes from start to finish, while watching TV and taking photos of the install as I went. The quality of the OWC battery is perfect and everything fit exactly as described. This computer is irreplaceable because Mac doesn't make the 17" MacBook Pro anymore so I'm extremely thankful for this awesome upgrade/replacement. I love my computer again!!!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: kansas city missouri Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Perfect fit and performance December 11, 2015 Outstanding quality, perfect fit and has restored the power to its original duration. The company web site clearly shows each step of the removal and installation. The price was slightly more than others, but the quality is second to none.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Phoenix, AZ Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Warning - will not trigger low batter alerts in Mac OS X November 5, 2015 So overall I'm happy with this product. It works well and was easy to install. While the charge indicator on the laptop is accurate (I did do the recalibration steps) apparently the laptop expects a signal from the battery to trigger the low battery warnings that normally pop up in Mac OS X. This function is not present on this battery. So if you watch your battery level in the menu bar you will be fine but if you don't and your computer suddenly shuts down don't be surprised. Apparently Apple included some extra proprietary smarts in their batteries that other brands do not include. While this disappointed me, the battery lasts a long time once charged and has added additional years to the life of my aging MacBook Pro.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from MacSales.com, Technical Support November 6, 2015 These batteries are designed to give the 10 minute warning, just like the original batteries. We'll be reaching out to you to troubleshoot.
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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent product October 9, 2015 Delivered on time. Instructional video made it simple to install Also did a memory upgrade at the same time. Cost far less than the Apple equivalent Nice to have a company around that with such great products

Wish I had known about OWC earlier

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: New York Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Product and Price October 5, 2015 Easy Install with video directions...old battery out and new one in less than an hour....

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Long Beach, CA Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 4/5 Much better than other aftermarket options October 1, 2015 I had previously ordered an aftermarket replacement since Apple no longer sells this model battery and it performed worse than the battery I was replacing. I decided to spend more money on this battery and am satisfied with the performance. In this case, you definitely get what you pay for.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Hawthorne, CA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Yay!! It Just Works July 24, 2015 It's so good to be able to buy a product that not only just works, but does so the first time; no "whoops, that didn't work; try this". Excellent instructions, including the video, to overcome the slight intimidation of opening up of a laptop. All tools included, and the battery arrived already charged.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Best choice for MacBooks June 11, 2015 NuPower has been around for many years, every bit as good as OEM batteries with a better price and easy availability. It's the only choice in many cases, since Apple no longer sells batteries online - any battery. OWC makes matching battery to Mac model easy, and NewerTech even includes the proper tools for installation. These are the only aftermarket batteries worth considering.

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*Up to 8% more capacity than the Apple original battery that shipped with the MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Early 2009, Mid 2009, & Mid 2010
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