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Knock off battery?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 9V7W3, May 27, 2016.

  1. 9V7W3

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    Hey everyone,

    So I have two original batteries from DJI that I got in the store (one came with the phantom 3 pro) and the other I bought same day. Recently after getting more comfortable flying it I decided to order a third battery on Amazon mainly for the convenience because I was busy at work. Anyway, it came a few days ago but I'm a little concerned. Everything about it SEEMS to be authentic as far as the weight, feel and quality of the shell, and light and charging functions, BUT the labeling is odd in that it's almost entirely labeled in a different language, I believe Japanese? It was supposed to be an authentic DJI battery. The serial number sticker on the bottom even has the first 5 digits identical to the other two batteries I already have. It may be, but before I trust flying with it I thought I would ask around. It charged up fine (according to the light indicators on it). Have any of you ever seen this before? [​IMG]


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  2. msinger

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    The battery on the left is the latest version. It's legit.
     
  3. Oso

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    Yes, we've seen it before. Several people have posted asking about the Chinese characters. You're good.

    Here's the first one the came up in a search.
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  4. 9V7W3

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    Oh sweet, thanks guys... So the one on the right, my originals that I only bought 2 months ago with the drone, are an older revision or something?


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  5. ryantrax

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    I posed the same question a few months back when I was surprised by the Chinese lettering too, yes you're good to go (battery #3 was the new one from a DJI dealer):

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  6. 9V7W3

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    Thanks, I feel much better now haha. I got the battery for $120 free shipping I almost felt it was too good to be true, but I guess not!


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  7. alokbhargava

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    It's true and it's good too :)