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P3A or P3P - lowest battery level flown with?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Angus Macsac, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. Angus Macsac

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    just wondering what's the lowest battery level anyone has managed to fly with? i watched a vid recently ( longest distance flown 24,829 feet!) and the telemetry overlaid on the video show like 2% battery level when he lands!!!??? That's pushing your luck !
     
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  2. Wacker2611

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    That will end in tears in the end. I wonder if he's still got it?
     
  3. jblackers5

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    I would like to know how to make my videos with this overlay. That is cool.
     
  4. msinger

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    You need to install a screen recorder. You can find some commonly used screen recorders here.
     
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    Lowest I've done is 22%. That was when there was a sudden crowd of people around me, so I had to go to another location to safely land.

    (I usually land at 30%)
     
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    Actually says 2% when it lands. To be honest I'm sceptical as I thought even an uploaded battery turns itself off at around 8%
     
  7. Angus Macsac

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    My first thoughts are that it's been doctored in post editing. Best I've been able to manage with my P2V+ was 12% then there just in't enough voltage left to keep it hovering and it starts to drop.
     
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    I don't think this is good for the battery but the meter will go all the way down to 0.

    I think the previous post might be talking about a critical battery auto land, that's what p3 will do, not sure about p2v+
     
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    This was someone with a battery mod I think!

    I have seen a few videos where people have extra batteries on board and the original then gives a false reading.
     
  10. Angus Macsac

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    Aaahhhh!
     
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    Lol I almost heard the penny drop!!!
     
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    Don't know how low it was but as I was reaching for it in mid air, it started the "home" thing. It tried taking off. I think I had the home height set at 100 ft. It was hard to turn off with only one hand on the controller.