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Motors Won't Start - Battery Issue?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by Suspend, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. Suspend

    Feb 27, 2014
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    Hi, I've got a really odd issue: I have 2 batteries for my Phantom 1, the stock DJI battery and an aftermarket 2500mAh battery. I bought the Phantom 1 and aftermarket battery about 6 months ago, but I guess the stock DJI battery could have sat in the box a long time before I bought my Phantom. If I fly the 2500, everything is normal. If I put in the stock battery, the motors won't spin up and I get 3 quick flashes of the green LED. The power up is normal for both batteries, meaning start up music, warm up, acquire satellites and flashing green. Clearly there is something about the stock battery that my Phantom doesn't like, but I've never heard of this before. I've got a "high end" charger (Hyperion EOS 0720i Super Duo) and there are no complaints, it charges/balances both batteries normally.

    Any thoughts?