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P3S BATTERY LIFE

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Matt11126, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Matt11126

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    So lately my battery has been acting strange by strange i mean the battery life counter.
    It keeps saying that i have 92 % of battery life left. I only have 34 charges on it and the battery capacity is 4502 mah.
    I m not sure if the battery should act like that. Should i be worried in any way ?
    Thank you for your time.
     
  2. rockydog

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    Have you done a deep discharge -( down to 8%)- and then fully charged again? It may help.
     
  3. Matt11126

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    Yes i have but it still tells me that the battery life is at 92 %. The mah is normal but the battery life is not
    Thank you for your reply !
     
  4. stavrossid

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    97% life here with 15 charges....Did a deep discharge a bit earlier than normal but nothing....I have started not to leave it go under 35% on every flight to see what's going to happen.


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  5. CRF319

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    Battery life refers to how many times the battery can be discharged and recharged before it must be replaced. This value is calculated by the smart battery and is reported in the flight log. When battery life reaches 0%, it can no longer be used.
     
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  6. Jason Porembski

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    Will the counter go down to 0%


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  7. pilotpeter

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    Is it bad that I did a deep charge down to 4%, I've been reading a lot of posts about the deep charge every now and than, and most people do it to the single digits...
    I flew it until it was 15 or so, and than had it on (props not spinning) until it was at 4%. Only one flight since, but nothing strange... Any thoughts???


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  8. OrlyP

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    The DJI manual indictes that you won't be able to use the battery if the battery life goes down to 0%, but it does not elaborate what the 'recommended minimum' should be before you should stop using the pack.

    Anybody here who have batteries that are already way below the 50% mark? Please share any notable experience with them (ie. Flight times, reliability, operating temps, etc.)
     
  9. Mark The Droner

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    I've never heard of anybody using a battery that showed a useful life anything higher than in the 70s percentage-wise, and that's rare. In other words, it appears that 70% useful life is actually 0% useful life.
     
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