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Discharge question

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t2adze, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. t2adze

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    Hey all

    I am curious, for example my discharge is set to 3 days.
    And its 3rd day i didn't fly and the process of discharge has started. Which as far as i know takes 2 days.

    What if i decided i want to fly on the next/same day when discharge started? How do i cancel the discharge properly?
     
  2. TheTrickster

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    I think, pressing the button on the battery to show the status resets the discharge cycle
     
  3. With The Birds

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    Plug it into the charger....
     
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  4. ELHEAPO

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    ive always got a problem with discharging, i leak quite often not sure whether to contact dji about this matter!!:eek:
     
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  5. ukglyn

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    I agree, always plug into the charger before a flight when the battery has stood for 24hrs or more since being charged. If need be turn the battery on & charge to top up to 100% & also turn of the so called intelligent discharge cycle. That my 2 pence worth.
     
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  6. RoyVa

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    Na. You might want to contact your doctor... Or get depends...
     
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  7. With The Birds

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    I learnt the hard way that apart from high temps, over discharge and over voltage on charging the quickest way to kill a LIPO is leaving it at full charge. They like being between 40 and 60% charged. I will charge as close as practical to when I expect to fly with them and if I don't end up flying I will take them down to 60%. Good compromise I think, less time to recharge when needed. If I fly with a battery and don't expect to be in the air again for a while I will charge to 50% for storage.
     
  8. msinger

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    Pressing the battery button is enough to stop the discharge process.
     
  9. ELHEAPO

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    Ive been... even he told me to contact DJI!!
     
  10. t2adze

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    Whats wrong with discharge cycle?
     
  11. With The Birds

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    It is there to help extend battery life for people who store at full charge. If you look after your battery you shouldn't need it.
     
  12. Tommymonkey

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    I always discharge my battery once a week even I don't use the drone and never fly if your batteries been charged over 24 hours that my rule.