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Charge battery or not.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Trackman1, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. Trackman1

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    The weather here sucks. Looks like no flying for 5 days.
    When I landed yesterday the battery was at 30%.

    Would it be better to leave at 30% until I see a flyable day coming.
    Or should I charge it.
     
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    DJI recommends storing batteries between 30%-50% charged. If you're going to fly within the next couple of weeks, I'd keep it as-is and recharge it the day before or day of your next flight.
     
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    I'd charge it until the 3rd light just starts to blink, then remove it and store it until needed.. Your shooting for 3.85v/cell while resting.

    SD
     
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