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Old 2011.01.09, 06:16 PM   #5
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Kevin, when the batteries rest, they will go back up in voltage again. The more current drain on the cells, the lower the voltage will go. At 3A, the voltage will drop more than 1A, which is why you typically get less capacity when you discharge at 3A than you do at 1A.

Depending on the purpose, I usually use .9v for standard discharge, .7v for full discharge. And if I have a pack partially used, I will do 1.1v just to balance before I charge them back up. If any go off immediately (meaning that the cell is less than the cutoff voltage already), then I lower it to 1v and let the cells balance.
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