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Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by Darknezz, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. Darknezz

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    Hello all

    I have 3 questions concerning the battery :

    a) If I m NOT going to use my phantom 4 for more tha 4-5 days, should I remove the battery out of the phantom or it is ok if I let it connected ?

    b) In how many days of NO-use, the "intelligent" circuit will de-charge the battery

    c) I'm planning to buy a second battery for my phantom 4. Should I do something before connect it to my phantom or just charge and put the battery to work ?

    thanks
     
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  2. The Art Of Drones

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    a) I'm not sure, I think it does not matter but if you can, store it somewhere else
    b)You can set the time by going to: general settings - aircraft battery - advanced settings - time to discharge
    c)You need to update the battery's software but you can connect the battery without doing it
     
  3. Darknezz

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    hey, thanks but new question arise now :

    as it concern the "b", what is the best time (days) to set to dischrage the battery and why ?

    and also

    how can i update the battery software ? never done this before !!!.. should i have to update the battery that came with phantom 4 ?
     
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    Its the same with the phantom 4
     
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    b) I don't think it matters when you discharge the battery but I'm not sure...
     
  7. msinger

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    If you always charge your batteries the day of or day before you fly, then 2 days would be a good setting to use.

    See my instructions here. If you only have one battery, it's always updated when you update the firmware on your Phantom.
     
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    Thanks msinger. Excellent information guide!
     
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