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Is there a way to "rejuvenate" a battery?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Danielhv, May 12, 2015.

  1. Danielhv

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    Phantom 1.5, using the Multistar 5200mah...

    I have my loaded voltage set to 10.4 in the software.

    I takeoff, fly around, and land around 10.6v.... but when I charge I'm only getting ~2200 - 2600mah back into the battery! Seems there is still a lot left here.

    Suggestions?
     
  2. IflyinWY

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    What is a Phantom 1.5?
    Sounds like your voltages are too low.
    http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/how_to_prolong_lithium_based_batteries

    I've done what you do and believe I have ruined a couple batteries. I'll be following this thread, and hoping. :)
     
  3. Danielhv

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    A 1.5 is a phantom 1 transplanted into a phantom 2 shell with an upgrade board. this allows you to run the h3-3D gimbal, aftermarket batteries up to 5,200mah, as well as the Phantom 2 batteries.

    so it's basically a cheaper version of a phantom 2 that is free from using proprietary batteries.
     
  4. N017RW

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    No rejuvenation for LiPos.

    Is it at all puffy?
     
  5. Hugo Stiglitz

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    the way to rejuvenate a battery is ,,,,,,,,,,,,, to buy a new one
     
  6. J.James

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    When you are done flying whats your resting voltage on the battery if you take a reading directly??? Being voltage drop is usually about .6 volts it seems like you very well might be landing when you have a battery thats almost still only down to about 50% charge

    If you are starting off charging on a 5200mah battery thats still already about 50% full That would seem perfectly normal to only be able to put 2200 - 2600mah back into the battery before its full and cant take any more.
     
  7. Danielhv

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    Nope. Still looks new.
     
  8. Danielhv

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    After 10 mins or so, comes back up to 11.1v or close to it.