Battery Storage

Discussion in 'Batteries & Power' started by Steven Schneidmiller, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Steven Schneidmiller

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    Does anyone know the best way to store the batteries of the Movi M10? Is there a container recommended?
     
  2. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Steven: As the batteries are Lithium Polymer batteries, it would be safer to store them in a suitable fire-retardant bag if you are concerned about the risk of fire. For example: http://www.amazon.com/LIPOSACK-FIRE-RETARDANT-BAG/dp/B000RMNSH8

    For maximum battery life, if you anticipate long term storage, put the battery on the MōVI, and run it until there are just two LEDs illuminated -- or even just one. Conventional wisdom has it that LiPo's do not like to be stored fully charged for more than a few days unless they are at their "storage" voltage (which is roughly 15 volts for a 4S battery that the MōVI uses). I've not seen any hard science to back that up, but that's the conventional wisdom.

    Andy.
     

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