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Charging the FC40 camera battery

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by Gugapal, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Gugapal

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    Hello folks,

    I am a Phantom newbie and possibly my question is simple, but I'll ask it:

    I am connecting the camera to my iMac through the Micro-USB port. The computer recognizes it as a device, but apparently doesn't charge the battery, as the red LED remains lit for hours.
    Manual just says: " Use Micro-USB port and Micro-USB cable for charging" but doesn't say where and how

    Is this the correct way to charge?
    Is there any other way?
    Is there a way to check the battery charge level?

    Thanks and regards
     
  2. deltamike

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    Use a usb cell phone charger, works better than computer usb ports.
     
  4. Molokai

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    Always charge from the wall...it is not charging when plugged into a computer due to it being a mounted volume.