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Extra batteries... OEM's or Ebay replicas?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by NiklasJ, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. NiklasJ

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    Do you buy OEM DJI batteries to your DJI P2V+ or is the China copies as good as the OEMs?
    Half the price at least :)
     
  2. UKFlyer

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    I'd never consider copies, 2 original ones here.
     
  3. wattage

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  4. Tails_Up

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    They are certainly cheaper.

    One of the problems seen by some people with OEM batteries is variation of cell output, where one of the three cells loses output, and drags down the entire battery pack quicker. When that happens, a 20 minute battery becomes a 10 minute battery. I have read that DJI is replacing batteries like this under warranty.

    But, considering these are probably 'seconds' - units that aren't quite first line, I'd expect this to happen more often. You might get lucky.


    Of course, these COULD be first class batteries, made by young idealists running a business that eschews the profit motive and only wants to make great batteries at a great price, and pass the savings on the noble, deserving, Phantom owner like you.
     
  5. SeeUAV

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    They dropped the official DJI site's batteries to $129. Not really saving money anymore.