Frequently Asked Question

Core SWX Best Practices Guide for Batteries
Last Updated 3 years ago

If the battery is to be stored and not in use for an extended period of time (more than 3 weeks)
  • Battery should never be stored fully charged
  • Battery should never be stored fully discharge
  • Battery should be stored in the 40%-80% range

If the battery is regularly used
  • It is ok to leave the battery 100% charged
  • Battery should never be left fully discharged
    • At the end of a shoot if battery is fully depleted it should be put on a charger to get at least a small charge into the battery. Even 5%-10% is better than 0%
  • It is ok to leave battery on charger overnight or for a few days. But is not necessary.
  • Battery should not be stored attached to any devices.
  • Battery will go into storage mode and shut off LCD screen automatically after sitting dormant to prevent the battery from self discharge.
    • Battery can manually be put in storage mode by holding LED backlight button for 15-20 seconds.
    • Battery can be awakened from storage mode by pressing LED backlight button.
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