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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by sh4mar, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. sh4mar

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    What is the best way to leave the battery if not in use. Mines is currently at 97% batt life. I've had it for 3 months now
     
  2. SFMedia

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    I drain mine to below 50% if I'm not going to use them within two days and for an extended period of time. I also have the auto-discharge (you can set it using the GO app) set to three days in case I'm delinquent.

    Mine are about the same age, and each has been charged 10-15 times (3 packs) - all remain at 100%.
     
  3. sh4mar

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    Mines has like 30 charges
     
  4. Ozziebattler

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    Just set the auto discharge in the app
     
  5. bobmyers

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    You should also know that -- or you may already know it:)

    Battery life references on the battery status screen refers to the total capacity that the battery is able to be charged to. If it shows 97% when fully charged then the battery that battery has lost 3% of it maximum charge capacity. When you store the battery-- store it at a charged voltage of 50 per cent or less-- that is separate from Battery Life.
     
  6. RedHotPoker

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    Fly it down to 50% and let it rest.
    If you can't fly, on IOS you may use the SIM.
    & Set the App battery parameters to your liking.

    RedHotPoker
     
  7. Phantom751874

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    I leave them at 50%.

    If I charge and don't go out and fly I'll take it out in the backyard and fly to 50% then store. I don't like to store the battery above 50% for more than 2-3 days.
     
  8. sh4mar

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    And doing these practices will not degrade my batt?
     
  10. bobmyers

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    No -- they will actually protect the battery and should give it a longer longevity.
     
  11. sh4mar

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    Thanks
     
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    I was told to store them at 40%
     
  13. bobmyers

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    40 to 50 is good--
     
  14. Fieldstone

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    I agree.I was just trying to add some input.
     
  15. sh4mar

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    Anyone knows about updating the firmware to the latest 1.4