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    Full discharge before charging 2s?

    I'm sure this has been answered before but I can't find it. I just got my 2s 5800mah 40c lipo today at around 12pm.. I charged it up all the way (took about 6.5 hours w/ stock Traxxas 2s-3s lipo charger (800mah steady)) ... I only used it for maybe 20 mins max and I know there's still a decent a mount of charge on it... is it safe to plug it in and charge it up fully for tomorrow or will that potentially damage the battery ( i really hope not because I already plugged it in!!!!) Or is it best practice to run until Auto-Lipo kicks in and then charge... Please let me know ..Thanks!
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    It is ok to charge a partially discharged lipo
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    Sweet..thanks bro
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    Keep in mind LiPo's are supposed to be left at 3.8v/cell for storage.

    They can be charged from any charge state without hurting anything... LiPo's have no memory.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    so if my Auto-Lipo kicks in @ 3.2v, I have to charge it up .6v? Or can I just leave it @ 3.2v?
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    Charge it.

    When a LiPo self discharges below 3v/cell it is no longer safe to use.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    Going by the specs you offered up this is not a Traxxas lipo. This forum is for support of only Traxxas lipos so I would say it is best to contact the vender or manufacturer you bought the battery from for support of their product.
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