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DJI Now Sells Phantom 3 Battery Warmers!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Sinisalo, May 13, 2016.

  1. Sinisalo

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  2. tcope

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    They have been out for several months now. There was a thread about these before.
     
  3. Sinisalo

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    Really? I searched and only saw conversations about wanting them, u got a link?
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    There was this one. ;-)
    DJI Official Battery Heater
    You No search forum first? Ha

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    So this uses the battery's own power to warm itself?
     
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    Yes.

    That's what I read.
     
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    Maybe it could be used for discharging also.
     
  8. Sinisalo

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    I searched for Phantom 3 Battery heater, sorry I didn't find "DJI Official Battery Heater" when I was checking if it was posted first, it doesn't say anything in the title about the Phantom 3.
     
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    There has been one of these out for the Inspire 1 for some time now. People get tripped up on the fact that it uses the battery's own power but if you measure flight time with a cold battery vs flight time with a battery warmed in this thing I am sure you would get several minutes more, not to mention the fact Phantom 3s like to drop from the sky when flown with cold batteries. During the winter I would just wait after the imu warmed up for bird to get to 24°c but that would always result in a 15% drop in battery %. 3-7% is a good trade-off for being able to warm your battery in the cold without powering the whole Phantom while you do it.
     
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    It has a link in post one. Open your eyes son... ;-)
    You asked for a link, and I provided you it. Go figure... Haha

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    Are you sure, I thought this was fixed with one of the updates? We now get the propulsion has been limited warning
     
  12. Sinisalo

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    Yeah I posted the link in post one, you trolled me because you didn't think I searched well enough before posting this and then I told you that the title of link you posted didn't say anything about a phantom 3. When I search before posting on a new topic I scroll through the titles of each post, I don't read every article from the beginning of time so if it isn't in the title it is easy to miss.
     
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    So it uses power from the battery to heat the battery .... Which means you won't be starting your flight with a fully charged battery. Which means the chances of your bird dropping out of the sky increases.
     
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    It only uses a few % - so Not a problem... and if they're not warm enough it wont take-off anyway!
     
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    Awesome, keep up the good work. Make it shine.
    & Yes, keep those intelligent flight batteries warm, in winter. ;-)
    I usually place flight batteries into my combat pant cargo pockets.

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