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Can the new vision batteries be used with v1.1.1?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ido3, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Ido3

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    Hi all,
    The new phantom vision has batteries lasting for a 25min flight. Can these be used with the phantom v 1.1.1?
    Thanks !
     
  2. Peter Patricelli

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    No. Not really. And not necessary for what you gain.

    The P2V battery is a 5200mAh special size, encased in a plastic adapter with a special charging port to fit the special charger....and slide-plugs into an internal port deep in the bird....no external wires. Other than the modifications to make it difficult or impossible to copy or clone...to force you to pay their $150 price.....there is nothing else special about the Lipo innards.

    It would take surgery to get it inside a V1.x.x....and more surgery to jerry-rig wiring. Simply buying a single 5400mAh single battery and modding for that would be infinitely easier and to the point...and accomplish the same end.

    The long flight of the P2V is a combination of large single battery (more weight efficient for the mAh achieved) and the 9" more efficient props for carrying the heavier load....and weight efficiencies by having a gimbal and camera specifically designed....for maximum weight efficiencies.