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Is ok to leave batteries plugged into the charger 24/7?
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djiuser_DxN9oIxXFlr4
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I know the mavic batteries will slowly start to discharge after a few days. Usually this isn't a problem since I usually have enough advance time to recharge the batteries.
Occasionally though I need to use the drone on short notice and I'm usually stuck with flying with a bunch of batteries at 60-50%. Would it be ok to leave the batteries plugged into the charger 24/7 to keep them at 100%? I've assumed the answer is no which is why I haven't done that. But i just thought I'd check to make sure.
8-21 09:48
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msinger
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The batteries won't start charging again if you keep them attached to the charger. It's also not a great idea to leave batteries unattended while charging. In the rare case that something goes wrong, it could burn your house down.
8-21 09:51
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HereForTheBeer
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these DJI batteries are generally safe so if you left them plugged in overnight by mistake or something dont worry about it.. they stop charging once hit 100% and wont restart charging unless plugged back in and below a certain threshold.  but it is a good habit to have unplugging the batteries once they are done just incase something fails in the charger or battery and sends full power into the battery or freak of nature happens and lightning shorts it out and fries it or something..

i typically dont stand over my dji batteries charging, but once i eventually notice they are finished i have the habit of unplugging the batteries and moving them to side of my desk to packing them in my bag because no point to them still being plugged in and plus it lets me know im ready to go with a quick look..
8-21 10:02
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DJI Tony
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Hi, thanks for the inquiry. We have a recommendation when in terms of storing your batteries if you will not use it for a long time. Please refer to the link below for further check. Thank you for your support.

https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/ ... y_Guidelines_EN.pdf
8-21 10:25
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djiuser_DxN9oIxXFlr4
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Ok thanks, no point in living them plugged in then.
8-21 23:13
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A J
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Should be fine but I wouldn't just to be safe
8-21 23:15
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droneflyer101
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The batteries will always stop charging when max capacity, however, I would never advise it. When they are in the charge they should be monitored. Li-Pos are dangerous if misused, keep an eye on them, take them off when they are full!
8-22 01:02
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gnirtS
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The big issue is the batteries HATE being stored fully charged.  They'll swell and wear out extremely quickly.  The mavic 2 batteries seem significantly more prone to swelling and wear than the old ones.  If you keep a LiPo battery at 100% for a few weeks its going to die on you in a few weeks or months at most.
Generally what i do in case i need to fly *now* is i keep one battery fully charged and the others at 40-60% discharged.  Every 10 days when that full one has started to sel discharge i'll use the next battery, charge to 100% and use that as a standby.

It'll still kill the batteries but less quickly then all 3 full all the time will.


There's no *safety* risk leaving them on the charger but you'll be buying all new batteries every month or two.
8-22 03:22
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SD_Pilot
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I've charged the DJI batteries overnight or for several hours and never, ever an issue but make it a habit of taking them off the charge once fully charge of course. Besides they're "Intelligent" right?

On the other hand, Li-Po batteries for other crafts such as race quads, fpv crafts, cars, helicopters, fixed wing etc.....oh nooooooo. Extremely dangerous and I would never leave those alone while charging. I constantly keep on eye on them and the voltage charge but then again those are indeed 'Dumb-Dumb" batteries.
8-22 04:50
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