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How can i discharge battery with no drone ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Darwish, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. Darwish

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    Hi, i sent my P3 for repair, They told me that i can keep the battery. But it is at 89% which can damage the battery:/ And i dont Get my drone mabye 3-4 weeks. Is it an possible way to discharge it without the drone ?


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  2. Alex Baxter

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    Switch the battery on the same way as you would when it's in the drone, it'll discharge slowly from that point.
     
  3. Darwish

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    I think it will shut it self off, But ill try :)


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  4. Alex Baxter

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    Oh ye of little faith..;)
     
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    Phantomangel.rocks

    Try this, works great, I had him custom build me one that does p2 & p3! Same price! But I'm a bit strange anyway!o_O

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  6. WetDog

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    You can leave your battery the way it is. Several weeks won't damage a battery. Several months just might. The batteries have a self discharge function in them, RTFM all about it.

    Just put it in a corner with it's little blanket and tell it that the drone will be back soon.....
     
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  7. Ben Sandwith

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    It will start discharging autimatically in 1- 10 days depending in whatvyou have it set on in the ap.Takes about 2 days to discharge once it begins.
     
  8. WetDog

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    And remember, it holds the charge at about 50% which is where LiPos like to live when they are on vacation. No worries for a change.

    DJI screws up at times but the engineering in these things is really pretty sophisticated.
     
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    They're all correct...
     
  10. alokbhargava

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    Also don't try to switch on everyday to check if it is discharging.

    These batteries know how to take care of them, leave them alone.


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  11. Darwish

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    Thanks for the help guys, will it discharge Even When Its under 85%?


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  12. Darwish

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    Its Over 65# though.


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  13. Meta4

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    Yes, it will.
    Just leave your battery and it will auto-discharge all by itself.
     
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    +1 for the Phantom Angel. It's perfect for battery maintenance.