Recipe for Li-Ion battery longevity

Michael Wiktowy michael.wiktowy at
Tue Mar 20 04:59:33 UTC 2007

Wikipedia has some good info on the different battery types.

IIRC, it recommended not deep cycling for li-ion since they don't
suffer from memory issues and they do get slightly stressed from a
deep discharge.

I referenced that quite a while ago ... it could recommend the exact
opposite now :)


On 3/19/07, Chris Mohler <cr33dog at> wrote:
> > So, what's the straight dope?
> Cannot provide dope.  However,  experience suggests deep cycling -
> burn it down, charge it up - don't keep it "topped off".
> You will get many opinions here ;)
> Chris
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