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Battery issue - as soon as it gives the red flash, auto land

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by pilsburypie, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. pilsburypie

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    I've had this for a while, but I want some confirmation as my knowledge is not as good as it should be. The battery seems fine - 15 minutes flying the Phantom 2 with 3D gimbal and gopro. I remember some time ago that I could fly and when the battery got to 1 green bar (on the actual battery) the green lights (on the phantom arms) would then flash red and I'd still have a bit of flight time left to bring her in or continue flying if I wanted to.

    Now, I notice the lights on the Phantom arms stay green until the battery is showing 1 bar left, when the lights on the arm go red fleshing and it starts to ascend if I'm flying low as if for auto land. I can take control easy enough and bring her in for a hand catch.

    Why this sudden change from a bit of flying time on red flashing to none at all? Battery must be OK with 15 mins fly time.....
     
  2. jason

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    Is the check box in the critical low battery checked? It's in the P2 assistant software in battery under the advanced tab. The CLB acts the same way failsafe does.
     
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