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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by steve_jaye, May 29, 2015.

  1. steve_jaye

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    I'm about to order the 3, have a 2 now. I know the batteries are different but what about the Chargers, are they the same?

    Thanks for the feedback.
     
  2. Sandy MacDonald

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    They are different, I hopped they would be the same but no.
     
  3. N017RW

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    The P3 uses a 2P4S pack with higher voltage Li batteries.
     
  4. steve_jaye

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    Figures, I have 2 car chargers and 2 house chargers the P2.
     
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  5. Kman

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    Any idea if they will release a car charger for the P3 batteries? I know they are 18v batteries and cars are 12v so maybe not?
     
  6. Advexure

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    DJI HQ has confirmed that they most definitely will be. As for when, no word quite yet. We would suspect that in about 2-3 weeks there will be another wave of parts and accessories released, expected so far in this wave would be an HDMI add-on mod for the P3 controller, Prop Guards specific for P3 and hopefully a Car Charger!
     
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    I have an inverter that will put out 120 from a 12 volt battery-- so I just use the charger that came with it. Inverter plugs into the cigarette lighter and the charger into that
     
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    There ya go! No $99 car charger needed! :)
     
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    Awesome. Thanks for the info!
     
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    I tested my 150W "true sin wave inverter" tonight with the P3P charger in a couple of cars. It works ok although the car has to actually be running. Just the 12V battery doesn't quite give it enough to run (works for a little while then gives low voltage warning and shuts off). I also measured it running at 114W, suprisingly more than 100W. The P3/I1 chargers won't run with a cheapo modified sin wave inverter at all. I tried a couple and my friend tried one too.