Everything You Need To Know About Lithium Li-Ion Batteries

Lithium batteries are like 7.4v Lithium-Ion Battery packs the most modern ones that exist today. They don’t suffer from the dreaded memory effect, the one that causes batteries to become addicted after several partial recharges. Every day, more people with doubts about LI-Ion batteries, whether they are addictive or not, whether they have to be discharged before a new recharge, how long they last, etc.

The battery lithium is the most modern that currently exists. They don’t suffer from the dreaded memory effect, the one that causes batteries to become addicted after several partial recharges. They have an excellent weight/power ratio and provide much more energy than lead-acid batteries, such as those used in cars.

Li-Ion Lithium Batteries

But not everything is a bed of roses, my friends; lithium, the raw material of these batteries, is a volatile metal, a little search on the Internet, and easily images and news of phones that exploded and portables that they burned.

But don’t worry, this is unlikely to happen; cases like these occur when impurities enter the battery in its manufacturing process.

These batteries have some minor problems; they have a relatively small number of total charges and discharges before losing energy storage capacity. This is because they begin to oxidize, and currently, this is starting to be noticed at about 500 charge and discharge cycles, but this number has been improving over time.

Here Are Some Essential Tips On Preserving And Using These Batteries:

  • Avoid complete discharge because the battery Lithium-Ion oxidizes quickly when fully discharged.
  • If you store the batteries, or if you leave your device unused for a long time, store them with an energy level around 50% capacity, in a calm and airy place, and always protected from the sun.
  • Keep them cool! They can explode when overheated, so don’t wear the device on your lap/blanket for too long or in intense heat!
  • Do not try to recover a dead battery! In the past, some batteries could be recovered by fully discharging and then fully charging the battery. When using this process on a current battery, all you get is to oxidize the battery further and reduces the same time.
  • Li-Ion’s battery begins to oxidize, so they are manufactured, so do not try to save them to the fullest. The batteries are made to be used and use them or not, sooner or later will “die.”
  • In short, the best way to use a battery is to use it as needed, charging whenever necessary, don’t wait for it to discharge to charge again.

When using the phone/laptop connected to the mains, please do not remove the battery, even knowing that you will not use it for several hours, as some phones/laptops use the battery to control current spikes, interference, and voltage drops.

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