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DJI charging Hub not charging simultaneously

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by evezina, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. evezina

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    Hi all,
    I just received my 4 battery charging hub directly from DJI.
    I have 3 batteries and they are all low and on the hub right now.
    I thought that the point of having a hub was to have all the batteries charge at the same time (same time for me) but seems that it is only charging one at a time... I could have done that myself by changing the battery manually...

    Let me know please if I am doing something wrong.

    Thanks

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  2. suck it up

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    Nope your not doing anything wrong. That is how they work.

    Should have gotten a different one. I'll find a link for you.
     
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  3. Dronason

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    No, it check the battery for a few seconds and then start charging the most charged first and the less charged first.
    As you connect your own charger, the capacity to charge more battery in parallel has not been improved.
    The main advantage is that you put your 4 batteries on it and after maximum 4 hours its done without having to check if a battery is finished and put the next one and so and so...
     
  4. evezina

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    Thanks! Good point, would require much more power to do all 4 at once.
     
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    Thanks!
     
  6. suck it up

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    Just got mine today. I thought where is the charger cord, SURPRISE, it works from the original charger and cord that came in the kit. Hmmm, no wonder they would not say anything in the specs about the wattage
     
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    That is the way it is supposed to work. It charges the batteries sequentially beginning with the one with the highest charge. It does NOT charge connected packs at the same time. That would be pointless as you would just be splitting the charge current between the packs & total charge time would be the same.

     
  11. phantom13flyer

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    Check on ebay for the blue charger . It will charge 3 batteries and the controller at the same time. It cost around 60 dollars . I'm not sure the name of it .
     
  12. phantom13flyer

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    This one 55 bucks !!
     

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    I vote for this one as well. Bought from this seller in China and got it in 5 days to Northern CA. It took a little less than 80 mins to fully charge 3 batteries from 16%. Amazing charger!
    Speed Charger For DJI Phantom 3 Battery and Controller
     
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