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RC is dead!!!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Cgland, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Cgland

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    So I haven't flown my bird for a couple months. The other day I pulled it out to charge the batteries and update all the firmware. Bird did just fine. As I went to charge up the RC, it was dead. No beeps, no lights to show you the current charge. I plugged it in to the charger and it acts like it has a full charge. I figured it auto drained and just needed a few hours on the charger. Pulled it off after 3 hours and nothing. Dead as a door nail. Help me!!
     
  2. Oso

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    Is it acting like this one from yesterday?
    P3P remote not charging
     
  3. Cgland

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  4. alokbhargava

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    Get the battery changed.
     
  5. Cgland

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    Is that easy to do?
     
  6. alokbhargava

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    Its not difficult but plastic parts are too brittle inside, one should be careful in handling them.

    Watch this:

     
  7. Cgland

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    Awesome. I scoured the net. Where can I purchase the battery??
     
  8. 4wd

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    I'd think that connector is more likely the cause than a suddenly dead battery.
    They would more typically decline gradually if unused for a few months for example.
     
  9. alokbhargava

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    Original Battery type is LC 1650120 2S1P. This is 2S 7.4V 6000mAh battery. Not sure of the source. But I don't see any special about it except its connector. Search internet. If you don't find one, then you will have to buy a standard battery available from any hobby shop and replace the connector from your old and wire is carefully.
     
  10. Multicoptertec

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    How does a connector "decline"? That connector should last for many years.