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New P3 has damaged battery

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kai Mele, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. Kai Mele

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    Off to a slow start after receiving my P3 standard today. I got the controller and battery charged, firmware updated and was looking forward to some practice with the flight simulator this evening. It was not to be.

    I have a "Battery Cell Damaged" message in the app and a warning telling me that a "Battery Cell is Broken".

    Looking at the graph of the cells, they read as follows:
    4.2V 4.2V 4.05V 4.22V

    I purchased the drone through Amazon.ca so have contacted them about getting a replacement battery or a refund for the drone which I could send back.




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  2. Reed L

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    You're going to want more than 1 battery :)
     
  3. Kai Mele

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    Yes, I already had a second battery in order but it hasn't arrived yet.

    Amazon asked me to return the defective battery. They said they'd replace it with a functioning one.

    Good thing it's raining out - can't fly the new bird right now anyway.


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