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How to store Phantom 2 Intelligent Battery?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by mmccurdy, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. mmccurdy

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    The weather has been pretty nasty around here and my Phantom 2 has been grounded. Is it okay to store the battery with a full charge? What is the best way to store the battery, lets say, for a week? If you store it with a full charge for a week, will it damage the charge capacity? Just curious on what would be considered, "best practice".
     
  2. goldfishrock

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    It's not recommended to keep the battery fully charged, however for the time spans we are talking here (days-week) it should be fine. Anything outside of that, most LiPo manufacturers suggest storing at 40% charge in a cool location (but NOT in the fridge!).
     
  3. iResq

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    Here is my go to source on lipos

    http://www.rchelicopterfun.com/rc-lipo-batteries.html

    They recommend storing fully charged lipos in the fridge. They also do not recommend deep discharging (as DJI promotes).

    I try to always store mine between 40-60% at room temperature.