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  1. msinger

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    DJI just released a battery charging hub for the Phantom 4. Here's what it can do:
    • Charge up to 3 batteries (one at a time)
    • Charge batteries up to 50% (for storage)
    Note: This will not charge 3 batteries at the same time. It charges one battery completely and then starts charging the next battery.

    See more details about the charging hub on DJI's website here.


     
  2. r62ewa

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    I was waiting for DJI to release a multi-charging hub but hoped it would have the capability of charging multiple batteries at once. I think for the price of this unit it might make more sense to just purchase another charger so two can be charged simultaneously. I see the value in this unit for convenience and the "trickle charge" storage setting is useful but was just hoping for something different.
     
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    Been waiting for something similar, a bit expensive, but atleast useful to charge during travelling different places, atleast dont have to wait and plug one after the other.

    But 90 dooolaaas.? Man thats a bit expensive.?
     
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    What a stupid accessory. One at a time. People, save your money and get up and change the batteries after each charge. I do. For anyone saying you could let hem charge while asleep or out of the room. That is dangerous. Lipo batts MUST NEVER be left unattended while charging. I have a friend who learnt the hard way and lost half his kitchen in a lipo fire. Not a Dji product but lipos are all the same.


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  5. atariman

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    Supply a charger with greater current handling and have them charge simultaneously and we have a sale.


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    DJI.... $90 bucks... that's crazy. We all know this is a 49.99 piece of equipment. Stop gouging people
     
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    Agreed Tripc


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    $160 Australian price. LOL.....not


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  9. Kans

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    wonder what goes on in their minds when pricing a piece of plastic...... sure can't have more electronics than the charger themselves..... and 90 for this..... if its 40 i would have been game....
     
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    I get what they are doing, but I don't agree with it. They only want to charge one battery at a time because your existing charger is the power source and it's rated for one battery at a time (and MAYBE your controller). It's got the "storage" option, but these batteries are intelligent enough to take themselves down to storage charge after <x> days idle anyway. So they are charging $90USD for a charger that needs the existing charger to be of any use at all and will still only do one battery at a time. You are only saved the hassle of unplugging and plugging.That's a bad design and a lot of money for a plastic shell with some switching logic.

    You would be MUCH further ahead just buying a second charger.
     
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    One thing is for sure -- this is certainly not a product someone should buy to get further ahead. I always use my Phantom 3 charging hub to charge my batteries (even though I have four Phantom 3 chargers). It works out well for me since I always charge the day before I fly and I'm never in a hurry to charge them. Furthermore, I really don't want to deal with the hassle of hooking up for separate chargers. It's not for everyone, but I enjoy using it.
     
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    Is that the one people on here have been reviewing comparable to the P3 blue that can charge 3 batteries and the controller at the same time? I've been reading good reviews but was hoping there would be a few more responses and reviews before I made my decision. Plus I was waiting for the DJI version which obviously now was a bust.
     
  13. msinger

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    No. I'm referring to the Phantom 3 battery charging hub. It's similar to the above charging hub.

    There is a multi-charger out for the Phantom 4. I saw a few people here mention they bought it, but I don't think anyone received it yet.
     
  14. r62ewa

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    This is the one I was referring to.
     
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    Ah, so, someone did receive it. The black charger is the new blue :)
     
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    Other people in that thread stated they charged all 3 batteries at one time and it worked fine. If this in fact the new P3 blue that everyone had and reviewed so well then I may have to go with this version, I did see one on Amazon for $67.
     
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    I received that black charger last week. It works great. Fully charged all 3 batteries took same amount of time as the original charger.
     
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    I received mine last week. Only took a few weeks to get. Will do a video tonight
     
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    You've had good experiences with charging the batteries and remote with it?