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So Im getting a redlight battey warning even

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bonerfortuna, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. bonerfortuna

    Feb 28, 2013
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    with a freshly charged battery. ( all my batteries in fact) . Still loving my Phantom and was filming stills high above last week. I noticed the red light and immediately dropped it back in and as this was happening directly above me it lost all lift and came in fast. I was lucky enough to catch it, only breaking the factory camera mount in the episode. Charged up a couple batteries and since then it warms up gets the green lights for GPS lock all fine. Once I arm and power up and lift it it immediately goes red and loses its lift. Did I damage it in the catch , the batteries all tested fine with 11.0V. I havent hooked it back up to the computer yet. What should I do or look for ? thanks , Peter
  2. toolman2a

    Feb 26, 2013
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    are you getting 11 volts after you charge the battery, if so thats not enough for a 3 cell lipo , sounds like your charger is bad.
  3. Audaciter

    Mar 18, 2013
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    Sunnyvale, California, USA
    Bonerfortuna is correct. My batteries are in the 12.6 volt range.

    Are you still using the charger that came with the Phantom ?
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