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Old 01-09-2015, 02:56 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Are they actually prolonging battery life / cycles, OR are they preventing premature battery pack replacements?
One affects the other, so it isn't an OR proposition, but an AND.

By not charging to 100%, you are prolonging battery life AND preventing premature battery pack replacement.

Lab conditions are controlled, and the real world throws many more variables into the mix that likely reduce the longevity of any part.
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