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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Santiego, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. Santiego

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    Just tried to take my controller apart, and ripped the battery wire. Any place to get a new battery for the controller?
     
  2. N017RW

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    Have you contacted DJI?

    The other alternative is to source a 2s 6000 mAh aftermarket that could fit in it's place.

    It could even be less than 6000 mAh if size becomes an issue but run-time would be less.
    (DJI may use a custom size or dimension-ed type.)
     
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  3. Santiego

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    Thanks for that - DJI just said if it's not on the website, they don't sell it...
     
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    Just what did you rip ? The wire's out of the connecter or the battery .
    Got this from Data's post ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1440724824_621054.jpg If you didn't rip them from battery seems you could fix it .
     
  5. Santiego

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    I ripped a couple wires out of the connector that attaches to the circuit board. I think I'll try a local battery store and see if they have something that will work.
     
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    WAIT!!!

    I'm sorry I did not catch that it was a Standard not a Pro or Adv.

    It is a different type battery in the Standard.

    Best go to the battery store to have them check like you plan.

    Sorry!!!!
     
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  7. dirkclod

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    Without you showing a close up picture of how it came out of that connecter I don't know what ta tell ya .
    All the ones I have pulled out can be put back in .
     
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    Don't be a 'one-upper!" ;)
     
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  9. dirkclod

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    Well I posted in the right section ! :)
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    Hello
    Dirk invited me!
    Ok if you broke it here I can help
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    First the white connector is
    Molex #51021-0200 ( 2 position )
    This part might be ok?

    Secondly:
    The crimp pins inside are
    Molex #50079-8000 ( terminal connectors )

    They require a special crimping tool, about $20. ( engineer PA-09 ) eBay!

    I have plenty of these parts, and would be glad to supply you with them, but they are TINY and very hard to get right!
    Option 2
    Send me your battery with broken leads, and I can fix it for you, up to you? You'd have to cover shipping, but I'll do the repair for free! Let me know!

    If you want to tackle it:
    I use
    ( DIGI-KEY )
    1) 51021-0200 ( 2 position ) X1
    2) 50079-8000 ( terminal connector ) x10 ( buy multiples, they are small, and easy to damage ) few pennies each!
    Tool
    eBay ( $20+ )
    ( engineer PA-09 )

    The little pins are kinda hard to do, first cut wire so lengths are EQUAL, next, strip wires back 1/16" back,
    Place terminal into pliers, then slide wire in, first crimp INNER CRIMP, crimp to wire, NEXT, crimp outer crimp, crimp to insulation, once both done, slide the pins ( tooth up ) into plug end ( make sure polarity correct ) that's it, plug the battery into Tx, go have fun!

    Let me know, I'm in Florida!

    Jerry
    J Dot

    Wanted to add:
    If you want to try your luck, I'd be happy to make a short instructional video for you on how to do it correctly! Let me know!
     
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  11. dirkclod

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    Thank-You J Dot !
    Thanks Jerry !
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    **** J Dot - You're awesome! (and Dirkclod too of course). The battery guy I took it to got the wires back in for me tonight. I put it back together and everything works, so I think I'm good to go. But I REALLY, REALLY do appreciate the time you took to provide such a great detailed reply and the generous offer of your services.
     
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    Glad ya got it fixed ! Don't be pulling no more wires out :eek:
    ..And J Dot...well I'm his agent :cool:
     
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    Thanks for the kind words,
    We are just GLAD your bird is back together and working! Nothing worse than being grounded!:(
    But it has a happy ending, I'm happy the guy fixed it for you! A+
    It was my pleasure, as I had no help with all this either, had to research and learn on my own, and if anyone is willing to learn, I'm willing to teach!

    Take care, Fly safe!
    J Dot:D
     
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