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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by clayton4115, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. clayton4115

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    ok I am not sure this is the way it should be, after charging my battery and taking off it says 18 minutes and then within a couple of minutes the battery status on the app says 10 - 11 minutes remaining then it down to 8 then up to 9 minutes i am definately not getting 20 mins, i purchased 2 batteries with the dji package.
     
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    ok just realised something i am foolishly charging my batteries on top of a computer speaker that may have something to do with it.
     
  3. msinger

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    15-18 minutes of flight time is the average. The advertised flight time is 25 minutes -- but, it's rare to see people even reach 20 minutes.

    Here are some things that can reduce the flight time:

    - Cold temperatures (batteries lose their charge more quickly)
    - Wind (the Phantom has to work harder to keep its position)
    - Aggressive flying
    - Not flying the Phantom until the battery is completely depleted (this is not recommended)
     
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    thanks but i do not do any of that, taking it easy as i just got the + couple of days ago.
     
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    Clayton, if this continues after a charge in a neutral location, I would return to where you purchased for an exchange. Sooner you take it any the better. I am assuming your other battery is performing normally?
     
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    Both are doing the same. Bought from dji.com
     
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    ok so i did another run with my V+ this time i also set a timer from another app I downloaded from google play and I got 17 minutes till the GO HOME message came and the V+ decided to go home, not bad, however with the DJI app it ended up being accurate but the battery time jumps up and down then there is N/A, but in the end the DJI app time ended up being pretty accurate,

    now i go to charge that battery and i get a green blinking light when i put it on the charger, any ideas whats wrong ????
     
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