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Battery help

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by johnbrowning, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. johnbrowning

    Jun 9, 2014
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    The battery is fully charged, four lights come on when you check it, but only flies for a few minutes, the battery bar goes down, starts beeping warning, and then it lands and propellers stop. I can restart and do the same thing again, but only about a minute flight time. Battery has been used probably 50 or so times, out of warranty (if i'm understanding they have 3 month battery warranty).

    Is there a fix, or am I SOL and need to buy a new one?

    Thanks in advance!!!

  2. J Dot

    Apr 10, 2014
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    Sarasota, FL. USA!
    I have one doing the same thing, do you store them at 100% charge?
    If so, that is the problem, they should be discharged to 40% for storage. I ended up buying 2 new ones now have 4 ( 3 good, 1 bricked ) it charges up to 100% ( only 19 charges on it ) but when I lift off, within 30seconds I get low batt warning, and auto land. I've tried everything I can think off, nothing worked, but maybe someone has a way, I gave up! Sorry bout the crappy news, but I think she has took her last flight! Maybe time to replace, or send for repair?

    Your friend,
    J Dot

    Ps: WD-40 makes a contact cleaner, you might try cleaning all the connections really well, but sounds like a bad cell!
    ( WD-40= water displacement attempt #40 )
  3. yorlik

    Feb 9, 2015
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    I have not heard of anyone solving this common problem with life of 20-50 assistant stated cycles.

    I would like to investigate it but need some bad batteries. I will pay postage to anyone who will send me their batteries like this to test. Maybe we can find a reason for it that helps us all.