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Recharge batteries to x%

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Discussion' started by realsting, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. realsting

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    I just want to confirm, upon returning home I will PARTLY re-recharge my phantom batteries to about 40-60% (as I don't use my phantom every day).. My question is: Can I just unplug the batteries during charge without damage to the batteries?
     
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    Thank you Marknmd
     
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    It's still necessary with the smart batteries to only charge them about half way?
     
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    I've read in the intelligent flight battery manual that if you plan to leave your batteries for 10 days or more, you should have between 40-65% charge in them to maximise battery life.
     
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    I read that intelligent battery will self discharge after 10 days inactivity. Please, correct me if I'm wrong
     
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    You have the choice to set the discharge start time in the Go app. Go into the battery settings - advanced settings and choose how long you want to wait.

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    Thanks
     
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    Not really they are factory-set to self discharge after 10 days. You can change the number of days in the app. Note you have to set each battery independently!

     
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    The question is Discharge to what? If I'm away for 2 months does that mean I come back to a battery that is at 0% charge and is in danger of having a it's life shortened as a result?
     
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    Auto-discharge to ~65%.

     
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