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Li-Po battery storage 1 week plus

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by deltamike, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. deltamike

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    Just found this out and its worth repeating because I'll bet a lot of people recharge after flying. I DID !!

    STORAGE OF LITHIUM BATTERIES

    For long time storage it is recommended to discharge/charge the batteries to 50-40% of their capacity. Never store LiPo batteries fully charged, not even for a week, the performance will degrade noticeably.
     
  2. noiseboy72

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    Yep, well known throughout the hobby.

    DJI has now released an update to their Smart batteries that starts to discharge them after a week.
     
  3. N017RW

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    The self-discharge feature begins at 10 days of no actitvity and takes approximately 2 days from 100% charge.