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Low temperature battery message

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Gracy, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Gracy

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    Yesterday I flown with my p3p without problems. I changed the battery and it has not a started for a low temperature message.
    I have 2 questions:
    1. There was about 5°C (41°F), is it normal that this happens? (never had before a low temperature message even with lower temperatures.
    2. The low temperature message blocked the P3P, I cannot start to fly it, is this normal?
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. fordruid

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    Not normal but I cannot tell you a cure, sorry
     
  3. Mark The Droner

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    I don't own a P3 but I read the forum every day. I've seen threads like this. The air temp has little to do with the warning message.

    Sounds like your battery temp was at 15 C or below and when that happens, the firmware won't let you launch until the battery has a chance to "warm up."

    In addition, if you're flying and your battery drops down to 15 C, it will warn you that you should land.

    It's recommended that you launch with a battery warm to at least 25 C.

    Hope this helps.
     
  4. happydays

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    If it's cold outside, keep your battery in your inside coat pocket to keep it warm.