Battery Safety Instructions
Depending on the type of battery you choose, please make sure that you are maintaining caution and following the general safety guidelines as described below.
Note: This guide is a general guide, discussing the charge and discharge limits at a cell level. You can aggregate these values depending on the number of cells your battery contains.
- Battery appears to be swollen or the battery case appears to be damaged.
- Battery is heating up alot.
- Battery was left discharged completely for more than 3 days.
- Battery was overcharged.
If you notice any of these signs, please do not use the the battery as it may not be safe
- Always use the balance connector in order to charge each of the cells at same rate.
- Do not to leave a charging battery unattended.
- Do not charge the battery immediately after a discharge or when the battery is warm. Allow the battery to cool down before charging.
- It is recommended that you charge the battery at 1C charge rate(1.3 Amps) and not go beyond 3.9 Amps(which is the maximum charge rate). Charging at the maximum rate will reduce the battery life.
- The maximum charge each cell can hold is at 4.2 volts.
General Safety Instructions
- Always store the battery in a fire-safe container or pouch.
- Never overcharge or over-discharge the battery.
- Never use a battery which appears damaged or swollen.
- After usage allow the battery to cool down and store it in a storage mode, which is 3.8 Volts per cell
- Unplug the battery from the drone after use. Never leave the battery plugged into the drone after use.
- Do not expose the battery to direct sunlight for long durations.