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Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two bar

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Frank, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. Frank

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    Hello everyone - totally new to this, but I THINK I've done this right. Battery shows two lit bars, fresh out of box. Plug it into the charger and the indicator light on the charger goes to green immediately. My understanding is it should be red until the battery is fully charged. So, my dilemma is the charger shows green and the battery is two bars (50% if I'm reading this right). Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance!

    Frank


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  2. MikeB

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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    Yep, something is wrong. Charger should show red light while charging, battery indicators sorta scroll as it charges.

    My guess is that the charger isn't making a good contact with the battery contacts, so it's acting as if it's just not connected. Double-check your connections.
     
  3. Frank

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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    Thanks...thought so. It's an Amazon purchase. Going back. New one on the way already.


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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    Try again, battery at room temp not warm & not frozen. If still green, tap button, release, then press & hold before LED's go out... It should start charging. Good luck.

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  5. Frank

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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    Charger always green regardless of battery connected or not. Battery one bar. Tried the battery turned on, turned off. Nothing. Charger is cold. Amazon sending new one to arrive Monday. Easy.


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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    They're replacing the charger, battery, or both? I'm curious, have you tried connecting your Vision to the Assistant program to look at the battery data? I'm curious if the cells read evenly or if any other tell-tale signs appear. If they read evenly and all look good, then it would appear the charger is suspect.

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  7. Frank

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    An entire aircraft. It's an amazon purchase. I request a new one, they send a label for the return. Arrives tomarrow. Easy.


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    Re: Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two

    New one arrived. Charger works. Battery works. All OK.


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