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Battery life in controller

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by vyoufinder, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. vyoufinder

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  2. Hovtech

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    Going 2 months on original batteries
     
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    I am still using the factory-supplied Panasonic AA alkalines, and have 53 full-battery flights.

    Just an FYI, when the batteries become low, the transmitter light will turn from green to red and the controller will emit a slow warning beep to alert you its time to replace them.
     
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    The good ole' Coppertop has about 2200 mAH capacity at a 100 ma discharge rate and cut-off voltage of 1.0V.
    (of course other vary)

    It just so happens that these Tx's run about 80-100 ma.

    So in a perfect world it would be 22 hours.

    But the world is not so and there is a low battery alarm and a cut-off designed into the Tx due to regulation head-room which I do not recall at this time and this would likely kick-in before 1v/cell was actually reached.

    So don't worry until your Tx tells you it needs a 'refill' ;) like DBird said.