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Batteries sat idle for 4-6 weeks

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Incognito, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. Incognito

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    So has anyone who has sent a bird back for repair had their batteries just sat idle for like 4 -6 weeks waiting for the birds return?

    Only having a single charger that i was requested to send back with the P3 i have no way of charging or cycling the batteries, is 4-6 weeks without usage going to damage the batteries, or is that to short a period?

    i apologise in advance if this has been asked already which it probably has but i could not find a thread regarding it.
     
  2. Cacc

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    The batteries will automatically start to release their charge after how ever many days you set in the app (10 is the default). This will bring the batteries down to a safe level to be stored for an extended period of time, so your batteries should be fine when you get your Phantom back.
     
  3. LuvMyTJ

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    Like mentioned above the smart technology will automatically discharge them. They also sell devices on fleabay that are basically a halogen bulb and a connector. It powers the bulb thereby discharging it.

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