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self discharging batteries

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by clayton4115, May 20, 2015.

  1. clayton4115

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    Hi all

    I saw somewhere where the newest dji batteries are self discharging, how do I find out if my batteries I have are self discharging and where do I find the serial number on the batteries?
     
  2. cahutch

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    The self discharge feature was added in a firmware update so it could be applied to any P2 battery.
    You could check the battery firmware version number, I think the feature was added in V2.6.0.0
    I also think the updated batteries have a V2.0 printed on them somewhere.

    If it's charged and you leave it for a week and check, it should be partially discharged. I think it takes ~10 days to drop down to ~%50
     
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  3. clayton4115

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    ok thanks, will note it next time
     
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    I"m pretty sure the P2 batteries _start_ to discharge after 10 days. So it would take longer to discharge down to 50%. If the button is pressed on the battery the 10 day before discharge clock starts all over again.