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New P2 Battery...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gunslinger, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. gunslinger

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    I just got my new P2 battery and the first thing I noticed is that the pads that connect with the spring loaded pins on the P2 are square. The old ones were round and were much smaller in size. This is the first I've heard of this. Did I just miss that post or is this something very new? These pads have a LOT more total area... :D

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  2. enterprise1

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    Glad you posted about new P2 battery having square contact pads. Just got a new one from Amazon with the square pads. Thought maybe I got a old model battery. All my other P2 batteries have the round small contacts. The larger pads should be easier to clean.
     
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    Yep I read a post a while back, I didnt really pay attention to it but I believe there was a slight new design in batteries. Hopefully its for the better. I have a battery only a few weeks old. When the football is over I'll compare the 2.
     
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    The square tabs were updated at least a couple of months ago and it was done to add more contact area. So yes, an upgrade.
     
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    Yep, from what I recall it was updated to help combat the "nongenuine battery" error in flight. The spring-loaded pins were strengthened as well, and of course the firmware was tuned to not auto-land you if it was detected when armed.
     
  6. gunslinger

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    Yeah. That was my favorite feature. Umm... The aircraft is still flying and has power. But!!! That's not our battery, so down you go! Lake? Oops! :eek: :shock: :roll:

    Nice... Well thought out... :D

    -slinger