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Is it OK to recharge a battery even if it's not fully discharge ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by INFINITI G37, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. INFINITI G37

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    Hello there..

    I tried to search for a similar thread with the same query but couldn't find any..

    actually I found this topic " Recharging a partially discharged battery | DJI Phantom Forum " but didn't know which phantom is this..

    anyhow..

    My question is as the topic.. is it ok to recharge a battery even if it's not fully discharged, over and over ??

    * I own a P3pro



    Thank you
     
  2. lotusteve

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    i fly my p3a down to between 10 and 20 percent.. then charge back up to full on the day i will be flying again. i think after 20 charges you need to drop the battery to 8 percent then do a full charge.
    steve.
     
  3. RoyVa

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    It's ok to charge or even top off a lipo battery. No problems there. Just remember after a flight let the battery cool, before recharging. That will help to extend it's life. If your not going to use that battery for a few days leave it at 40-50 % charge. That's the best place for a lipo to set in a stored or non use charge.
     
  4. TonG

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    The phantom batteries will discharge automatically after a few days to around 60/70% if you don't use them.
     
  5. INFINITI G37

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    Thank you guys :)
     
  6. StumbleBee

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    Actually, you can set the schedule. There's a drop down box on the battery condition screen where you can select 1 to 10 days. The discharge default is 10 days, but most 'experts' who are on the internet have suggested a shorter interval. I'm at 5 days. YMMV