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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by ginsonic, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. ginsonic

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    For a longest battery life i know that must keep battery up to 80% from capacity. Never discharge more than 20%. But how you storage? You fully recharge after each fly and keep it on P2? I have read that is not OK to storage full charged battery.

    http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric-ro ... ltage.html

    11,2 V for storage that mean need to charge just for 3 battery leds bar and full charge before fly?
     
  2. rilot

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    I leave my LiPos at 50% charge if I'm not flying for a while.
    I have a .50 ammo can to store them in, just in case they fire.
     
  3. goldfishrock

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    This isn't entirely true. It's recommended that you discharge your battery to 8% about once every 20 charging cycles.
     
  4. mustang_52

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    How are you guys able to get charges at such intervals? I'm assuming in order to do this kinda charging and discharging your using an aftermarket charger.

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  5. rilot

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    Yes, I use an iCharger 308 Duo.