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Am I losing my mind? Battery

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Bateman233, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. Bateman233

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    I bought the package that didn't include the extra battery, but now I'd like to get one. Am I losing my mind or is it true you can't buy an extra battery on the DJI website?! I have looked allover the site and can't find where you buy just a battery....Any suggestions?

    Also, would you all recommend any must buy accessories for a first time pilot?

    Greatly appreciate the help! Cheers!
     
  2. hwb2107

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    Got all mine from B&H.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... ttery.html

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... m/alsVwDtl

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... m/alsVwDtl
     
  3. srandall25

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    That's correct... You must purchase with an authorized dealer: http://www.dji.com/product/dt7-dr16-rc-system/dealer

    I'm sure you knew the extra battery with the original purchase would have been significantly cheaper. Sold separately it will cost you about $100 more. Perhaps you can contact your vendor to see if you can still get the deal or not...
     
  4. srandall25

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    Must buy accessories would include:

    1) An extra set of props. The vision+ does come with some but you will more than likely need another set anyway.. It doesn't take much to destroy a prop. Lots of knock offs on these. I ordered mine here: http://www.davesmotors.com/DJI-Phantom- ... -1CCW.html. They're genuine DJI.
    2) Prop Guards. Make sure you don't buy the knock offs. Buy the DJI ones. Amazon has them. Part 28 is what you want. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00I4N ... UTF8&psc=1
    3) Extra AA batteries, and maybe one of these for on the go charging of your range extender if needed: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005NF ... UTF8&psc=1
    4) GPS tracker. See my thread here: viewtopic.php?f=27&t=13834
    5) Skid extenders... helps to avoid the Phantom from tipping over on landing. See this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XNnp2ILhdA

    I think that's enough for now... :)
     
  5. Dirty Bird

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    http://www.motionrc.com/dji-phantom-2-5200mah-3s-lipo-battery/

    *includes FREE shipping
     
  6. Bateman233

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    Thank you for the info! I went to the link and got a battery.
     
  7. Bateman233

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    Ya kicking myself now for not getting the 2nd battery package. Now I know in future. Thanks for the info and help.
     
  8. Bateman233

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    Hey I seriously really appreciate all the info you provided. I purchased the prop guards on Amazon and got an extra battery (so blimey expensive!)...