Hardware How dangerous is for the battery to stay in a prolonged discharged state?

Femto

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Hi! I didn't play on my switch for 5 days, usually I am very thorough about turning it off completely so autorcm doesn't kick in, but it seems that this time I overlooked something. Last night I was in the mood for some Mario Odyssey, tegrarcm detected the device just fine, I pushed the payload and hekate displayed a 0.0% battery charge. I've left my switch turned off before with a fully charged battery for more than a week and it typically loses only 25-30 % of charge in such a time period. I turned the system off and charged it for a couple of hours and it charged up to 100 % just fine. Battery info on hekate displays that the battery reached a minimum voltage of 2.4v, which I understand is dangerous - anything under 2.5v is very damaging to lithium based batteries. Maximum capacity is 4608 mAh out of the ideal 4667 mAh , which seems fine after a year of use. I played an hour and a half of Mario Odyssey in handheld mode, with half brightness on, which used up a something like 50 % of charge. Same as before. Everything seems to be working okay. Is it possible that I'll see some symptoms of degradation in the near future?
 

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tip: go to options in Hekate and enable "Auto HOS Power off" that way if you power off and it re autorcm if no payload is pushed within 15 secs it power off.
 

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in terms of battery,
1. it's never good practice to keep completely drain it then recharge it
2. so minimum you should think about charging when it gets to 10%
3. but you may recharge anytime.
4. try to get to at least 80% before unplugging it
 
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