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08-10-2012, 07:45 AM   #1
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is it ok to charge battery for a k5 if it isnot discharged all the way?

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It's generally better to charge (modern, li-ion) batteries before they do fully discharge.
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thanks kona will do
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Some said recharged when 1/2 full, some said when fully drained. You never know which is correct. I'd say don't bother and recharge them when needed.


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