Battery conditioning question

adamtalife

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So after I run my battery down to 0 and it shuts off, do I keep it off for the night until it's fully charged or is it ok to turn it on when it's ready to be turned back on?

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anthony2558

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There really is no battery conditioning anymore with lithium batteries. But I would leave it off until it's fully charged and then turn it back on. I believe that you can still bump charge.

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Kevin OQuinn

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Bump charging is also bad for the battery. This causes the battery to overcharge by a small amount by pushing extra voltage into it (not a very good explanation, but it works).

Lithium Ion/Polymer batteries operate most efficient when they are not ran all the way down. you can actually wear your battery out faster by letting it drain until it's completely empty.