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Best way to discharge battery?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kman, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. Kman

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    I charged three of my batteries this morning and didn't fly today. Probably won't be able to fly until next weekend. Should I be concerned since they are fully charged?

    What's the best way to discharge the batteries? I see there is this on eBay. Good or bad idea to use it?

    http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=281530774821
     
  2. msinger

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    I have one of those battery dischargers. It works well with my P2V+ batteries, but I haven't tried it with my Phantom 3 batteries yet.

    The best way to discharge a Phantom 3 battery down to a safe level is to allow the battery to discharge itself. There is a setting in the DJI Pilot application that allows you to set the number of days that must pass before that auto discharge process begins. The default is 10 days.
     
  3. AmosMoses

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    Best way is to fly it BUT letting them sit for a week won't hurt em.
     
  4. Meta4

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    Use the built-in system.
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    Set the number of days you want, connect up to your Phantom to let it communicate to the battery, repeat for additional batteries.
    Change again when you need to.
     
  5. RedHotPoker

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    I shared this explanatory smart battery maintenance video, with another member here, earlier today...



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