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Battery discharger no longer working

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by leglessmatt, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. leglessmatt

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    Hi All,

    A few months ago i brought one of those battery dischargers with the bulb that plugs into the phantom 3 battery to discharge it for storage.

    I've just updated to the latest firmware (1.6 i think) and the discharger no longer works - the bulb flashes once then the blue led stays lit.

    Does anyone recommend these dischargers?

    The only thing i can think of is that a battery firmware update has made them stop working.

    Cheers, happy xmas.

    Matt
     
  2. Erroll

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    I have no opinion about the discharger but I can't for the life of me understand why you thought you needed one??
     
  3. Solar Deity

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    To long store your batteries at 3.85 volts/cell.

    SD
     
  4. Adil J

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    Exactly this, it already has a discharge feature built in, and you could just run it down anyways.
     
  5. msinger

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    They are helpful when you need to cycle a battery.
     
  6. Silverwingflinx

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    What about the Dji app u can set it to discharge after 3days but does it really work...I have mine set at 3days I don't think it works anyone else know about this thax
     
  7. msinger

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    It does work. It'll take a few days for the discharge process to complete. And, if you press the battery button, that 3-day period will be reset.
     
  8. Erroll

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    True, but the original poster asked specifically about storage.

    The auto-discharge on these batteries works very well, and there is absolutely no need to accelerate the discharge for storage.