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faulty P3 charger?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by phantomnoobpilot, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. phantomnoobpilot

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    I bought my P3A in Late May, didnt charge the controller at all until today, I got a 6% low battery consecutive beep warning just now when plugged in my P3 to check something.

    The charger charges the batteries fine with no issues but when i plugged in my TX, no LED lights are on at all?

    What's wrong here? tried on several different power outlets, and all yields same results. TX is not charging.
     
  2. happydays

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    Did you see the progressing lights while charging? On mine - first charge -I had to press the connection in quite firmly to bypass the seal.

    If you saw the progressing lights, then I'm sorry, I have no idea.
     
  3. phantomnoobpilot

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    no lights no nothing. i plugged it in tighter and still, no lights.
     
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    So the RC will turn on and connect to the P3 and Pilot App just fine?
     
  5. phantomnoobpilot

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    oh wait it's working now, sorry my bad.

    I had to plug it in all the way to get it to charge.
     
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    Great stuff! Mine was the same. I thought exactly the same thing. Glad you got it sorted!
     
  7. phantomnoobpilot

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    yeah. got me scared for a moment lol.

    Anyway how long approximately does it take to charge to full? I'm on a P3A charger.

    TX battery care the same for the bird's batteries too? as in it's bad to store on a low charge?
     
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    About an hour? Can't remember - it was from half charge when new.

    I wondered about that too, but some folks reckon that it's fine. No heavy drains seem to be the stock answer.