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Battery voltage dropped - fresh battery, cold temp

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tricky, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. Tricky

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    Hey could someone analyze my flight, I'm all up to date on firmware, tried to fly tonight, got 5 feet up and hovered, as usual, battery percentage color went orange, voltage dipped to 3.6 and stayed there. I tried another battery, it was fine.

    Now that I type this, I'm thinking auto discharge had occurred, and I wasn't really at 78% battery level.

    Anyway, maybe @flyNfrank or some other analysis guru on here can tell me where to find the file it is they need and use to take a thorough look at my flight.

    Any takers? Many thx as always folks.
     
  2. msinger

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    See the instructions beneath the gray upload box here.
     
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    Thx msinger, thought that site wasn't as thorough as some other method some of the more advanced fellas here use?
    I'll load it up there for now. Thx
     
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    Please post the log file you uploaded to Healthy Drones.
     
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    I'll need a flight log that has more data then just launching off the ground and sitting it back down.

    Also, do yourself a big favor and do not launch any flights unless the battery has a full charge. You will not hurt anything if say your battery is at 83% and you put it back on the charger. Preferably you would just not want to make that a routine.
     
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    Post it where?
     
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    Unfortunately, since I saw irregular battery voltage after takeoff and hover, all I did was sit her back down, I'm no fool. Except, I am, for taking off w 77% battery. It was freshly charged for the firmware update 3 days prior. Sorta surprised it discharged so much with just performing an update.

    I wasn't aware that topping off was aok w these batteries, from now on...thats habit!!
     
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    Attach the TXT file here.
     
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    oh. right. :oops:
    heres the shady operator. short flight. as @flyNfrank said, not sure if you will be able to see anything. thx for helping @msinger
     

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    Your battery was actually at 74% when you turned it on. As Frank noted, there isn't much data here to review, but I don't see anything alarming about it.