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How Far Down Do You Use Your Batts?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Duke, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. Duke

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    How far down do you still use your Batt's % Percentage of Life % wise until you quit using them?

    Thanks ~Duke
     
  2. jason

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    Normally down to 14% and they auto land in front of me. First warning limit is set for 20% and it only takes a couple of minutes before it lands.
     
  3. lsnook

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    Anything less than 90% can cause auto land when least expected. Hold the battery button for until it blinks, then if one LED is blinking, time to replace battery. There is a youtube video about this.
     
  4. Duke

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    Okay, DVD DVR WTF? :p I'm Sorry didn't spit it out right and clarify my question.. In the assistant in advance setting then battery tab it gives data about the battery and has a percentage of life of the battery left. How low can that be until the battery is no longer any good? :rolleyes:

    Thnaks guys ;) ~Duke
     
  5. lsnook

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    As I said before, less than 90% battery life, charge amount is a different thing (I try not to fly mine with less than 40%).
     
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  6. Duke

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    Ok sorry, the first time I didn't watch the Video, which was right on what I wanted to know!
    Thanks ~Duke
     
  7. santitimerman

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    Hi, i use the baterías with 2 leds on and 1 blinking to calibrate and to just a short fly to see if evrething is ok. After that i change to a full life batery.
    Sorry for mi english.
     
  8. santitimerman

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    I mean 2 leds on and one blinking when i check the life of it
     
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    When you say replace, I assume you mean replace in the bird and recharge the battery you replace?
     
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    Sorry. I hadn't watched the video. I understand now. Thank you very much for the detailed explanation about batteries in your video. I learned a lot. I'm going to check the 4 batteries that I have and see how they are after about a year and a half. You mentioned static discharge. How do you static discharge your batteries. I was just thinking of powering on my Phantom 2 and just letting it sit until it powers off.
     
  11. lsnook

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    No, don't use it again for critical flights, over water or anyplace where you can't retrieve it. If the life is less than 90%, the phantom may try to auto-land when you least expect it to.