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Best replacement battery for P2+v3

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by JDNC, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. JDNC

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    I give up after combing through threads about batteries. Currently what battery is recommended for replacing my P2 V+ v3 battery. The one I have is a DJI 5200 temp range=0C-60C at 90% life. It's still ok but I think I need another. Any after market batteries ok? Limefuel, Venom, etc.? My phantom is running 3.08 firmware.

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  2. msinger

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    While there are many 3rd party and/or knock off DJI batteries, I prefer to use OEM DJI batteries. If you go that route, make sure you are buying a legit battery from Amazon, eBay, or DJI directly.

    If you want to try a 3rd party battery, Limefuel is the way to go.
     
    #2 msinger, Sep 10, 2015
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  3. JDNC

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    Thanks, I purchased a DJI battery from one of the Amazon links but I would like an alternative source as I don't think DJI will continue to have P2 Vision batteries in the future. If they do, how will we know how old they are.
     
  4. Mako79

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    Try Limefuel.
    I have the 5400 Venoms with the LCD.
    I got rid of 4 out 5 DJI OEM batteries. I kept 1 to use for updates. I don't know if I was unlucky or I cant read the f'n manual but all mine failed. 2 puffed up and 3 had early-landing issues.
    4 had the 2.6 firmware (which was pulled). I kept them stored at 50-60% and did the 20 @ 8% battery recalibration. They lasted an average of 30 cycles each.
    What I don't like is the DJI warranty - 3 months for batteries. If you buy more batteries, you span out your usage by cycling and hence failure is after the warranty has lapsed.
     
  5. JDNC

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    Just curious, why you suggest trying Limefuel. Are you not happy with your Venoms?

    Thanks, JD
     
  6. Mako79

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    Because i cant get them in aus. I have to pay premium for delivery. Best was venoms.
     
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    I still have my original 2 5200mah dji batteries, and I purchased the Limefuel 6000mah when they first came out. No problems with either (touch wood), but the djis seem to be developing a slight swell. What I don't know is if the Limefuel has implemented the auto-discharge feature in their firmware. At 2/3s the price ($100) and 12X the warranty(12 months) I would recommend Limefuel.
     
  8. JDNC

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    Today I received the DJI 5200 I ordered from the above Amazon link. I had read that the temp range of the newer DJI batteries had changed from 0C-60C to 0C-40C but this battery was 0C-60C as my first. I charged it today and flew until 30% then landed. So far so good!