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Battery low indication

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Phantom12014, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. Phantom12014

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    So today i took off on a full charge the weather is calm but temp here in northwoods of Wisconsin is 25 this morning. Right off the bat it seemed sluggish to me but i thought maybe it was just my imagination sense i havent flown in 2weeks. also battery was full charged from 2 weeks ago i know i shouldn't of left battery that way but it is what it is. So i went 300ft up and started to head out about 2min after that my tablet says your battery is low will return home in 10sec but OSD showed 97% full with 19min left..so it kinda freaked me out i cancelled the return home and flew it back and landed asap. Has anyone experienced this is? Should i be worried of a powerloss? Is battery going bad? Or just a fluke?

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  2. BILLSTMAXX

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    I'd try recharging it again and try it after a fresh charge. Maybe there's a bad or going bad cell in the pack
     
  3. Phantom12014

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    Thanks im on it ill try that

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  4. dirtybum

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    So, how did this story end??
     
  5. DaleM

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    Hi
    You are very lucky that didn't end BAD, NEVER fly with a battery that wasn't charged fully charged recently.There are tons of stories of crashes due to batteries that were charged days ago. The screen will say they are good but a minute or 2 later down they come and and sometimes that's bad news.
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  6. alokbhargava

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    Charge the battery again and test it with DJI Go App, it should show equal charges in all the cells. Minor deviations are acceptable, else reject the battery.
     
  7. Phantom12014

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    Thank you for the advice I definitely won't do that again I'm in process of discharging all my batteries now main cause of the weather here it's cold now. I will still fly but not as much. The one battery in question after recharging the first cell on screen shows .15 lower volts than the rest of them. Only 9 charges in and still says 100% capacity. But I definitely will not do that again not sure what I was thinking I should know better not my first drone. I don't want to learn the hard way

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  8. bobmyers

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    Read the battery info and the manual-- all kinds of good advice and instructions there.
     
  9. suck it up

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    Do you know that the battery will discharge itself in 10 days unless you changed that setting. Your battery was not at 100% charged after two weeks.

    Please read the manual and learn about the quad and what happens when you don't fly it for 2 weeks.

    You are very lucky my friend!