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Subject: Re: Care of Lithium Ion batteries [was "Re: Sansa Clip Sport"]

Re: Care of Lithium Ion batteries [was "Re: Sansa Clip Sport"]

From: Steph yahoo via rockbox <>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 17:58:22 +0200

I may be wrong & am definitely no expert in battery life management but :
> I started storing my Lithium batteries based on quite a bit of googling technical websites that seemed serious enough (like rc modelling, battery manufacturer, wiki, etc..)
> Although I'm not 100% sure about this, I would say that once stored in the fridge, my batteries have a slower auto discharge rate. Considering they have to be kept above a minimal charge level AND knowing they wear out depending on the number of charge cycles, I'd still say it's beneficial to store them cold.
> Anyway as long as nobody tells me it has a negative impact, I'll probably stick to my rules but feel free to check by yourselves : I see no reason why you should trust me rather than Andy
Tshaw !!


Envoyé de mon aPhone

-------- Message d'origine --------
De : Christopher Chaltain via rockbox <>
Envoyé : 26 septembre 2015 19:02:39 UTC+02:00
À : Rockbox <>
Objet : Care of Lithium Ion batteries [was "Re: Sansa Clip Sport"]

On 09/26/2015 08:29 AM, Steph yahoo via rockbox wrote:
> For those who seldom use their unit, I suggest to spare battery life by :
> - recharging everynow & then when it comes down below 30~20%
> - storing the unit in dry sealed box kept in the fridge

Although this won't hurt anything, Lithium Ion batteries are different
then NiCad batteries, so they don't benefit from being stored in such a
cold place. Shallow charges are good, and they should be topped off
before going into storage. Heat should also be avoided, but like I said,
refrigeration isn't beneficial.

Christopher (CJ)
chaltain at Gmail

Received on 2015-09-27

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