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New Battery Question

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Coon, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. Coon

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    I just got in a spare battery this afternoon. I put it on the charger until all the lights went out, about 1 hour. I then put the new battery on the bird and fired it up. The app only showed the battery at 67%, anyone know what's up? I pulled the battery out and put it back on charger. It shows to be charging again. Idk

    Also how do I know if the battery new the firmware updated?


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  2. Coon

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    After the lights went off this time I put the battery back in the bird and it showed 100%. Bird fired up and everything looked ok. Hopefully find out tomorrow how it runs.


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  3. Mark The Droner

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    I would look at the cell balance.
     
  4. Bobby Wig

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    Hope it's all good. How much was it?
     
  5. Mark The Droner

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    edit out - wrong thread
     
  6. Coon

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    Cell balance was perfect after the 2nd charge.


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  8. tonyt76

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    I wouldn't trust these non oem batteries. There have been reports of them catching fire.
     
  9. weigle2

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    Those are not OEM. Would void the warranty on a new bird.

    It's funny, they sell the OEM battery for $166. What's up with that?