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Controller Charge Time?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by beamerbuilder1, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. beamerbuilder1

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    Why is the RC Controller charge time so ridiculously long? Jeeze


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  2. captainmilehigh

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    Mine is about an hour from 25%. Don't know if that's good or bad, just the norm for my R/C.


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  3. alokbhargava

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    First time charging takes hours.
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    Large battery capacity, and it drains much slower than an intelligent flight battery does. ;-)


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    Out of the box completely dead took a half hour before I even saw a light. Thought it was DOA. Took almost 5 hours to completely charge. Haven't charged it again yet (only flew 3 times so far) so can't comment on partial charges


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    had the same thing. was very concerned at time.
     
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  7. RedHotPoker

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    It's a smart idea, that we can check both of our battery levels (RC and flight) from within the Go App. ;-)

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  8. fastfed

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    I assume the controller battery can be charged when ever. I usually charge mine when it hits 50%
     
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    My P3 Pro just arrived today... controller been on the charge since around 11. Still charging at 1513 lol. Hurry up and charge dammit!
     
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    Long time. I can't say for sure I I just leave it to charge and come back a few hours later. However, it's also dependent on the charger you are using. Charging from a USB port is going to take a _very_ long time. Using a wall USB charge is going to be faster but I find that cheap wall chargers can be slow as well.
     
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    I've had th3 controller on charge now since around 11... it's now 2100 and it's alternating flashing between three and 2 lights...

    Any ideas?
     
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