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Discharged battery voltage

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Peter Patricelli, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Peter Patricelli

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    I recently got one of the small battery voltage readers. I also have been struggling with why my flight times given my load are nowhere near what others are reporting.

    My voltage tester is consistently recording my battery voltage post flight....coming in and touching down soon after continuous red flashing starts.... at 11.5. I assume that, under power, the battery voltage is up and down less than that, but that seems a high ending voltage. Could this be the reason for my short flight times? Could My Ph internal voltage sensor be off and shortening my flight times?
     
  2. rilot

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    Plug the Phantom in to your PC and check the voltage the Naza is reporting, vs your measured voltage. Adjust the Phontom voltage if it's different.
     
  3. Peter Patricelli

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    Cool! I had vaguely noticed once in assistant that the battery voltage was reading...but was using a fully charged battery at that time. It never cicked that I could check (and adjust) the Ph's sensor versus an outside instrument.

    Thanks! I am hoping this is the cause of m mysteriously short fight times.