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Prolonging 360 batteries? watch

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    Do i charge it often? I have a quick charge kit, or do I drain the battery fully before charging again?
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    In general, all rechargeables last longer if you drain them every time to empty before charging them.
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    They are Nickel-metal hydride batteries... so: http://www.ehow.com/how_4968516_cond...batteries.html
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    (Original post by jonny23563)
    In general, all rechargeables last longer if you drain them every time to empty before charging them.
    Er, no. Lithium-ion? Although from wikipedia, still valid and true: "Lithium-ion batteries should not be frequently discharged fully and recharged ('deep-cycled'), but this may be necessary after about every 30th recharge to recalibrate any electronic "

    Note that 360 batteries are Ni-MH and to use the guidelines in the link I gave above ^
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    (Original post by [email protected])
    Er, no. Lithium-ion? Although from wikipedia, still valid and true: "Lithium-ion batteries should not be frequently discharged fully and recharged ('deep-cycled'), but this may be necessary after about every 30th recharge to recalibrate any electronic "

    Note that 360 batteries are Ni-MH and to use the guidelines in the link I gave above ^
    I didn't know what type they were, it was a bit of advice really...
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    (Original post by jonny23563)
    I didn't know what type they were, it was a bit of advice really...
    I was just pointing out to people that it was bad advice for batteries such as those found in laptops... :redface:
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    (Original post by [email protected])
    I was just pointing out to people that it was bad advice for batteries such as those found in laptops... :redface:
    Correct :yes: you can damage batteries if you treat them wrongly.
    No idea why MS don't use Lithium-ion polymer batteries tho, they would last a heck of a lot longer :woo:
 
 
 
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