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Battery Question

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by fropleyqk, May 27, 2016.

  1. fropleyqk

    May 12, 2016
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    I know this has been covered... I tried searching and just came up with a ton of inconsistent answers. So, my questions:

    1. Does it matter what you set the # of days till discharge to? Why would 10 be better than 2 etc?
    2. I know the batteries automatically discharge to 65%. Is that the "ideal" storage percentage?

  2. tytlyf

    May 19, 2016
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    They say it's best to store batteries when not in use between 40-65%. The manual also states that it takes 2 days to discharge to that level. I'm assuming that you can set the days to whatever you want. But if you plan on using the batteries within a week, I'd leave it at 10.

    Not sure the time frame of a fully charged battery starting to deteriorate if not discharging.
  3. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Oct 30, 2014
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    Harrisburg, PA (US)
    Per DJI's battery safety guidelines, you should discharge the battery to 30%-50% if it will not be used for 7 days or more. I personally set that setting to 2 days. We should assume 30%-65% is also okay since the auto discharge process only discharges the batteries down to 65%.

    Anywhere between 30%-65% is ideal.
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