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Battery heater for the Mavic?

Discussion in 'Mavic Discussion' started by GMG, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. GMG

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    Has anyone out there seen a battery heater that's compatible with the Mavic battery? The shipping date for the first batches coincides with cold weather for much of the Northern Hemisphere. I've seen a number of DIY options out there (e.g. small heater pads that plug into car cigarette lighters, set in 6-pack cooler boxes), but was wondering if there's any other options out there.
     
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    Hobbyking have a temperature-regulated battery heating bag.
     
  3. GMG

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    Hmmm. Just tried to find it on their site, but the search functionality is a disaster. Lots of keywords but no luck. Funnily enough, I was using a Hubsan and had seen hobbyking battery chargers designed for the H107c+ but even using "husban" and "H107c+" comes up with no hits. Got to think they're losing serious money from not fixing such an essential part of their site. If you've got a part number or, even better, a link, I'd be grateful!
     
  4. Mick Deene

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    Keep them in an inside pocket, works for me.


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  5. GMG

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    A good idea, Mick, but I tend to have the few inside pockets full. Maybe I need to get a vest...
     
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    I'll be taking my Mavic to Alaska next March, I'm thinking HotHands. Cheap single use items, but they last about 8 hours.
     
  7. gckless

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    Is the battery the only thing you have to worry about? Does the gimbal function well below freezing temperatures? Do you guys plan on flying when it's that cold?
     
  8. Mike_in_Letcombe

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    If you have a Samsung, put it in the same pocket. It will soon heat up...
     
  9. kmaluo

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    I used this for my kids milk bottles. I was always amazed when the chemical reaction started. That thing is tough too, not much of a chance for leakage.