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Batteries in the car

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Kaitlyn, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. Kaitlyn

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    On the heels of driving around today on a pretty hot day, I was wondering if you guys take any precautions or do anything about the fact that you could even go in to do say grocery shopping and come back to a VERY hot car. This is really bad for the LiPo batteries - and potentially very dangerous, isn't it?
     
  2. msinger

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    Check out DJI's battery safety guidelines. Here's one of the points they mention about battery storage:

    "DO NOT leave the batteries inside of a vehicle on hot days. The ideal storage temperature is 22°C - 28°C."
     
  3. Kaitlyn

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    I don't know how people ever use these in like, the south then :( mhmmm!
     
  4. msinger

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    Why do you need to go grocery shopping before/after you fly? Go fly and come back home :)
     
  5. jonebk12

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    Just don't leave batteries in the car...
     
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    When I fly my drone I make sure that is what I'm focused on. I do other stuff before or after my drone outing.
     
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    It gets pretty hot here in Tucson so I take a small cooler with ice packs and a LiPo bag. After each flight I put the hot battery in the LiPo bag in the cooler...