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New Phantom 2 battery. Claimed extra flight time.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ado, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. ado

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    Just pre-ordered one. 3 of my 4 DJI batteries are bad. Gotta try something. No more DJI batteries for me.
    Thanks for post ado.
     
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    Ummm... the manufacturer's battery is iffy... and I'm going to trust a third party who isn't aware of all of the manufacturer's software nuances? Right... Sure... I'm THAT trusting... :shock: :shock: :shock:

    -slinger
     
  4. ado

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    No problem Enterprise1. Could you post what your experience is with the battery after a couple of flight when you have it?

    You are right slinger, but at the same time it could be a great solution.
     
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    :? Not sure I'd trust that battery.
    I test propellers (risky by some members) but not factory batteries!
    Seriously, let us know if the phantom recognizes that battery. You might have to change software versions. Please post your findings!
     
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    If you Google Limefuel, they make other products with great reviews. After having a battery swell like a toad after about 35 days and calling DJI to find out they will only warranty battery for 30 days, I'm **** sure thinking it's worth the risk to buy one and fly at low levels first test flight. I honestly hate DJI as a company. I think with Colin at 3D Robotics and the new Iris+ http://3drobotics.com/iris/ with follow me technology and much more intuitive waypoint Android app, this will be my next quad.
     
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    Subscribed and added to my wish list. Being on Amazon I hope this doesn't turn out like the NukeRC battery. Says it from China. Courious if it'll end up with the same shipping delays issues.

    I'll be keeping an eye on this.
     
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    Release date Oct. 15. Will update after my low and slow test flight. Would not have purchased battery if it were not sold by Amazon. They have always did me right even if order was supplied by another vendor. Wish me luck.
     
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    Even though Nuke shipping was something else, and I had to re-manufacture mine, it does work.
    Agree being at Amazon helps a great deal. We shall see.....
     
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    Hmmm... What exactly does "DJI authorized" mean? :shock: :shock: :shock:

    -slinger
     
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    The key word for replacement batteries is for a Phantom 2. Not looking for extra time just extra mileage.
     
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    +1 to that. You can also void warranties by using third party items. :oops:
     
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    DJI doesn't make such a battery, not on their website. That must be a picture of a DJI battery but apparently not what you will receive.
     
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    DJI warranty is a joke anyway, had a defective battery 32 days old and DJI said "sorry, our batteries only warrantied 30 days."
     
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    It's pre-order so don't think it would be on DJI website yet.
     
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    But would be on Ebay?
     
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    When you get them in, please post up what their safety sheets says they're from.. A lot batteries are from the same factory in China..
     
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    +1 ordered
     
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    Mmm... Looking around for a new battery for one that's acting up. This vendor has a good rating but I just don't trust ebay in general. Much rather stick to Amazon and the Limefuel is available on Oct 15th. I've got a Limefuel external battery for charging cell phones and it works great. The limefuel is only 5400mAh but it's only $99... so I think that's the way I'll go.

    http://www.amazon.com/Limefuel-Replacem ... B00M7F83KK