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Old Jun 23, 2011, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by jlorenco View Post
...you cannot use 100% of the battery capacity without destroying the batteries. I use 80% discharge capacity for RC applications as this seems to be a commonly accepted amount to safely discharge Lipo batteries.
You cannot use a lithium polymer battery at all without destroying it.

100% DOD destroys the battery at rate x.

80% DOD destroys the battery at rate y.

x > y
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