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Cell phone

  1. Apr 6, 2004 #1
    I bought a new cell.
    I never let the power go below 80%.
    Now the cell(power) has become weak.
    It cant even withstand for 5mins with full power.
    What was the mistake i made ?
    Did i overcharge my cell ?
    I dont understand the chemistry behind that!!
    Can anybody explain ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2004 #2
    you proably have a NiMH battery. it's called memory effect
    http://www.digibattery.co.uk/ni-mh_store1.html [Broken]

    don't do that again. always let the battery empty itself before recharging
    Last edited by a moderator: May 1, 2017
  4. Apr 7, 2004 #3
    Hey thanx,
    you have given me a lot of information

    Karthik3k :smile:
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