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Advanced I dropped my P3 battery pretty bad. Is my battery done?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by stephenfilms, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. stephenfilms

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    I dropped it from table to a hard wooden floor, about 83 CM (2.7 foot). It literally did a full 3 turns and dropped to the floor, making a beautiful crash sound.

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    the top part cracked a little bit.

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    and this. I am so worried about this. Looks like it almost got punctured. Thing is, there were nothing on the floor to make a mark like that...

    So, any users here who had similar drop? Should I keep using it? What should I do?

    I check the battery status on the app, the voltage, capacity, everything is normal. No problem at all.

    I contacted DJI, they told me no other way bruh, get a new battery. **** it.​
     
  2. N017RW

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    Can you edit your thread title please?

    Obscenities are not necessary or welcomed here,
     
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  3. msinger

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    I'd be worried about it starting a fire in my house, so I'd get rid of it. Maybe someone will buy it from your for experimental purposes -- might be a good way to recover part of the cost.
     
  4. stephenfilms

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    Quick update – I charged it up and flown until 30%, no problem at all, voltage seems to be normal, and balanced all the way. Now I will recharge it and see the next 12 hours. Here's a photo I got just now:

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    I would just watch it and make sure no swelling.
     
  6. N017RW

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    Agreed. All seems good.