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Keeping phone charged while flying

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by wakebrdr94, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. wakebrdr94

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    I did a search and didn't find anything.

    Any recommendations for keeping a phone or tablet charged while flying? I seem to eat up battery power pretty quick while flying. I usually use my iPhone 6.

    Thanks in advance.....


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  2. Ohiowoodsman

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    Don't see how it would possible having an issue w/ a full charge(like u should be doing) unless your phone's days r numbered
     
  3. wakebrdr94

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    All my iPhones have always had bad battery drain when using GPS. Even if I use Waze, without a charger it would die within an hour. So just curious how others keep their devices charged or if they do while flying


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  4. Ohiowoodsman

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    Your phone keeps records of whats using power,the most power ect. Go into settings and check
     
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  5. PhantomPlanet

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    you're posting in the standard/4K section. so you can just use an inexpensive USB battery pack to charge while flying.
     
  6. Jack Mackinnon

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    I glued an Aukey 20000 Mah Battery Pack to the bottom of the controller. Works well.


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  7. OrlyP

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    As others have suggested, you can velcro a power bank behind the controller to charge both the controller and mobile device in the field.

    Though, it will make the whole contraption heavy. Maybe invest in some proper neck/body straps as well, if you haven't.
     
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    As others have suggested, get a small usb battery pack. I keep mine in my pocket & use a 3ft lightning cable.
     
  9. bkushner

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    I assume you can't charge and fly as the cable is connected to controller?