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Battery connection corrosion

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by fastsmiles, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. fastsmiles

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    Is anyone having problems with corrosion or bad contacts on their P3? I had to regularly clean the contacts on my P2V+, but I haven't heard anything on cleaning the contacts on the P3 series. What do you guys do?
     
  2. flpholt

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    never have touched them on all my phantoms never had a problem
     
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  3. Mark The Droner

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    I have never seen actual corrosion but I have noticed that the contracts do definitely get dirty. I can see the dirt come off when I clean them. So I clean the contacts on the AC periodically with contact cleaner and a cue tip, and then lube them with a drop of deoxit gold. Then I shove the batteries in and out 3x hoping this will lube the contacts in the battery because I don't have a tool to get in there on the battery side. I also clean and lube the data contacts that go with the battery, on both the battery and the AC.

    But OTOH, I don't have a P3...
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    I've never payed them any attention. Nor considered cleaning them.
    I do need some contact cleaner though.

    RedHotPoker
     
  5. Dounin Front

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    Hey Red
    I've been using Deoxit since I heard about it on this forum last year. If you use it's applicator brush and not a QTip it will probably outlast us (me anyway).
    Amazon has it.

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  6. RedHotPoker

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    I also need some contact cleaner in aerosol form, for an old analog Marantz 2325 stereo receiver. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
  7. Dounin Front

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    If I had a nickel for every pot I sprayed, I'd have a pocket full of change.
     
  8. Mark The Droner

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    Just to be clear, deoxit D100 and deoxit gold are two different products. The deoxit name has a number of different products. For example, deoxit D100 is a cleaner of metal contacts. Deoxit gold is a conditioner of metal contacts. They are all very highly rated in reviews.
     
  9. RedHotPoker

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    Probably some old Buffalo nickels in there.. Haha
    Or were those Bison? ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
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  10. LuvMyTJ

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    I use Deoxit products, mainly Deoxit Gold. Its cheap and last a long time. I use it on all contacts from remote controls, SD cards, to my Phantom batteries.
     
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