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Range Extender Battery

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Celt in Siam, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Celt in Siam

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    I'm still waiting on my P2V delivery [maybe tomorrow :) ]Meanwhile, I'm wondering if I need to recharge the Range Extender battery if flying for an hour or two. How long are you guys and girls getting?
     
  2. RemE

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    The extenders seem to be able to go for several hours, probably over 4. Also, they take about 4 hours to fully charge when empty.
     
  3. IAP

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    I picked up one of those portable 5V cell phone charger battery packs on Ebay to provide the repeater with extra juice incase the internal battery dies during a full day of flying.
     
  4. Celt in Siam

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    Thanks all for the info. The phone battery pack sounds like a good idea.
     
  5. Jdacal

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    I'm flying through four flight batteries with no low battery warning from the extender. Haven't flown past that yet, so won't venture to guess how long it will run.
     
  6. Jimpic

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    I recharge the extender after 5 flights. 5x20'= 1h40' no more. I even got a red light last time during a 6th flight (forgot to recharge the wifi extender).
    Fully discharged, it takes roughly 4 hours to recharge.