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Fake P3 batteries yes or no

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Reynaldo, May 18, 2016.

  1. Reynaldo

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    I bought batteries from a friend. I then realized that his batteries have the barcodes scratched off. See picture. And when I charge his batteries to full they only go up to 98%. When I fly after, after the first 60 seconds they are down to 89. Are these fake batteries. Or non original?
     
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    Please post photos of the front and back of the battery.
     
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    Oem battery has #3 on it.
     
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    How about the front and back side?
     
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    I believe that easiest way to find out is:
    if bird with FW 1.7 or newer will fly with the battery, then it's original battery.
     
  7. Ripsurf

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    I have a question too about fake batteries, are these fake, I was planning to buy them [​IMG]


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    Real or fake you would want to get more than 9 minutes of flight time.

    DJI does not make their batteries. The LiPO cells in afternarket may be as good or better than in DJI branded packs, they may be crap also. Same applies to the electronics and standard of manufacture. If going third party the best you can do is look for others experience and your own observations of performance.
     
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    No.. I would stick to dji kit.. seems too much to risk for a small amount of cash...
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Thanks for your input guys, I appreciate the lookout, I will pass on these.


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