Storing equipment and battery charge

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I've read that when storing equipment for an extended time, the battery should be stored at 40% charge capacity. Is this correct?
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Diana, you are correct.  Below is the specifics for "long term" storage from the battery manual for your reference.

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We have final word: unused batteries will automatically kick into self-storage after 30 days, whether or not they’re on the charger. Also, You may feel warmth from the button on the top of the battery- that’s normal.  Know that these are Lithium-Ion batteries that are designed to hold their charge for along time, so if your battery doesn’t kick into self-storage within 30 days, do not be alarmed.  It may take longer than that to actually trigger the self-storage discharge.