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Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by hakasan, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. hakasan

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    Hi! quick question
    suppose I have to change the battery because it's dried out. is the phantom going to power down? Will I have to wait for satellites and ready to fly confirmation again once I connect a new battery?
     
  2. rrmccabe

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    Yes. You are starting over.
     
  3. hakasan

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    Any way to avoid this? Using the splitter cable?

    Regards
     
  4. hakasan

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    Any way to avoid it? using a dual mount cable?

    Regards
     
  5. lake_flyer

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    If you use a dual battery with a split cable you can maintain the power while changing batteries. Just replace them one by one.
     
  6. lake_flyer

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    BTW, if the Phantom is still warm and just powered down, once powered up with a fresh battery it takes only about 20 seconds to have all lights green again. So perhaps it's not an issue at all.