Thread: New Product ESR / IR Meter fo Lipos
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Old Jan 28, 2011, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by lbrinson View Post
Oh yea!! I have seen the light about not storing LiPos charged. I now store them somewhere between 3.8 and 3.85 V per cell. Although I knew there were problems with storing batteries charged, I didn't realize the drastic impact it had. I purposely traded off the convenience of having charged batteries "ready to go" at a moments notice. I didn't realize though how fast LiPos can deteriorate if stored charged. Now I know.

By the way...the thing that really proved it to me was the readings I got from my "cheapo" meter that everyone says is "useless". Sorry for the sarcasim, but the meter is doing exactly what I expected it to do.
Have you tried the tachometer in your meter? Is it really an optical tachometer?
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