How can I maximize the performance of my Dewalt DC987 battery?
There are several steps you can take to help you get maximum performance from your power tool battery: Prevent the Memory Effect – Keep the power tool battery healthy by fully charging and then fully discharging it at least once every two to three weeks. Exceptions to the rule are Li-Ion batteries which do not suffer from the memory effect. Keep the Dewalt DC987 Batteries Clean – It’s a good idea to clean dirty battery contacts with a cotton swab and alcohol. This helps maintain a good connection between the battery and the portable device. Exercise the Battery – Do not leave the battery dormant for long periods of time. We recommend using the battery at least once every two to three weeks. If a laptop battery has not been used for a long period of time, perform the new battery break in procedure described above. Battery Storage – If you don’t plan on using the laptop battery for a month or more, store it in a clean, dry, cool place away from heat and metal objects. If my original powe