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anyone think it's difficult to remove the P2V's battery?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by trwalp, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. trwalp

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    I find it difficult to pull the battery from the Phantom 2 Vision. I believe I'm pressing in enough on the two latches; the problem seems to be friction or that the battery is too tight for the space allocated. I'm wondering if anyone else has this experience and has figured out a solution. Thanks.
     
  2. Migmon

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    I agree it can be a ***** to remove sometimes
     
  3. iDrone

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    I use both thumbs (below) & index fingers (above) to squeeze the tabs, then rock the sides of my hands against the body of the Phantom as a backstop to pull the battery out. Once it clears an inch or so you can grab it with one hand.

    iDrone
     
  4. Pull_Up

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    Yep mine is stiff to get out, too. I wonder if this is why I never got the invalid battery error - everything is held very tightly so not much room for those spring-loaded pins to dance about and lose contact.

    It will be interesting to see if my second battery is also a good tight fit when it arrives.
     
  5. trwalp

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    Thanks to all for replying. My goal was to calibrate expectations, not criticize the battery.
     
  6. Pull_Up

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    ...and for the record my second battery is also a good tight fit (although perhaps a little easier to remove than the one it shipped with). Looks like tight is where it's at. If my fingers are cold I do find it very difficult to remove. Must get some dielectric gloves so I can still operate the app with them on!
     
  7. PAValentine

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    In one of the DJI video's Colin mentions the tightness of the battery and indicates that it is that way on purpose. So it won't come out in flight.