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Phantom 2 battery isnt charging

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by JoeChalk, May 22, 2016.

  1. JoeChalk

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    Hello,
    I go to plug my battery in and it doesn't charge, no lights come on like they're supposed to. The battery still works when plugged into the drone so do i need to replace the charger?

    There is a light on the power supply box.
     
    #1 JoeChalk, May 22, 2016
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  2. Mark The Droner

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    Is this a P2 battery or a P2V battery? On a P2V, there is a way to "force" the charge which works most of the time. After plugging everything, turn on the battery.

    Hope this helps.
     
  3. JoeChalk

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    No its just a P2
     
  4. Mark The Droner

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    Okay you might google "force charge lipos" and see what you find.

    Good luck
     
  5. Erised

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    In a P4 if you have something like 80% battery life the lights on the battery will not come on when you plug in the charger because the battery will not accept a charge. It is not recommended to top off a almost fully charged battery. Check at what % your battery is now, if high, then fly to bring it down ( or just turn on your bird ) and try again.
     
  6. JoeChalk

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    I went out and drained the battery, all working now Thanks