Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Discharging Battery for First Time

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Phantom2inVA, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. Phantom2inVA

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2014
    Messages:
    41
    Likes Received:
    0
    I hooked up my Phantom 2 to Phantom Asst and began discharging the battery. It discharged fine all the way down to 8% and it continued discharging but it seemed to get stuck at 8% but was still discharging. I got nervous and unplugged it. The current voltage was down to 677mA when I unplugged it.

    I don't know but maybe it stays at 8% for quite awhile before going down to 7%...but I got nervous.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Phantom2inVA
     
  2. Damon

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2014
    Messages:
    674
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Eastern Wa.
    I discharge it in flight. When 15% is reached and it begins auto descent I just counteract by applying more throttle to keep hover until 6% is reached. Then land. I have iosd mini so I can see its current %. I guess with vision or vision + you can do in similar fashion. Plus doing it this way tx is getting cooling breeze. This is assuming you have tx for FPV.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Discharging Battery Forum Date
4k Battery not discharging Phantom 3 Help May 31, 2017
DIScharging batteries with a B6AC charger and adapter? And 4 battery hub? Solentlife? Standard/4k Discussion May 20, 2017
Discharging phantom 3 battery Pro/Adv Discussion May 13, 2017
phantom 4 battery current status self discharging in storage Phantom 4 Help Feb 9, 2017
???Question About Phantom 3 LiPo Battery Balance Charging/Discharging??? Standard/4k Discussion Feb 8, 2017