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Battery settings and Landing??

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by cassalatico, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. cassalatico

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    I have my battery percentage set at 30 and my critical set at 10% I have been currently landing when battery reaches 30% I was just wondering at what percentage does the majority on here land ?


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  2. yojo182

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    I am new and follow the same default guideline but would like to decrease the low bat warning to 5% before RTH at the farthest distance but I'm not sure how. (Sidenote: P3S) I have landed by using the low batt RTH only once.


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  3. msinger

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    5% before RTH is not much at all, keep in mind your return flight could be into a head wind so it might take longer to return than the software guess says, so 5% does not sound like a smart setting to me and sounds like you risk having your drone force land itself wherever it is if it runs out.
     
  5. cassalatico

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    What % does most people reckon is time to set the bird done??


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  6. msinger

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    Relying solely on the percentage is dangerous. It should not be trusted.
     
  7. cassalatico

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    What other things other than the % read outs can you go on please?


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  8. msinger

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    It's best to watch the voltage of the lowest battery cell. See more details here.
     
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    Solid info as always - thank you.