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Battery Volgate Turning Yellow

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Discussion' started by thunderbird, May 9, 2016.

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    Received new battery from DJI
    Full charge and flew first time everythingok
    2nd Charge flew yesterday around 40% Battery voltage was turning green and yellow
    Any idea why ?
     
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    It sounds like your voltage was getting low. That makes sense at that battery level. It's more important to watch the voltage -- rather than watch the colors and percentages.
     
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    3.6 is pretty low. You want to be on the ground at 3.4.

    BTW, it's not a good idea to start a flight at 46% battery. That could get you into some serious trouble -- especially around water.
     
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    I actually started at 100% but landed few times and take off, because went fishing and was taking some videos
     
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    I mean 3.6 on each cell when landing
     
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    That all sounds reasonable. The yellow color is alerting you of the low voltage. You should be careful flying on low batteries. When in doubt, pop in a fresh battery and keep flying safely :)
     
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    Gonna retest just by hovering today from 100%
    Just wondering if the new battery is OK or Lemon
     
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    Your logs look good. The only thing unusual is you took off on a battery that was nearly depleted.
     
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    Like not fully chared you mean ?
     
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    I mean your battery was so low that it was not a great idea to take off on the final launch.
     
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