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Swapping Batteries

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by stealthbomber, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. stealthbomber

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    Newbie here with yet another question! I have 2 batteries for my P3P. After flying and using up the first batteries power, then landing, do I simply shut the battery down then insert the charged battery in, turn it on and take off again? Is it ok to leave the controller on during switching? Calibrate? Tweak something?
     
  2. Meta4

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    Shut down the controller and the app.
    Definitely no need to recalibrate or tweak anything.
     
  3. D4T_PoM

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    I usually just shut the bird off and change the battery.

    I don't turn everything off, that is just the way I do it and have been doing it without any issues.

    Don't nees to tweek anything as Meta4 said but being me I still check MOD values before starting motors, thats just me lol
     
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  4. D4T_PoM

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    P.S I usually go through 3-4 batteries at a time
     
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    +1
     
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  6. littlesister36

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    I turn off bird, then controller, then app.
    switch battery, then turn on controller, bird, then app.
    no problems so far. only rarely will app say bird is not connected.
     
  7. D4T_PoM

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    Funny enough just came back after flying 2 batteries.
     
  8. PilotHarry

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    I just turn the quad off, swap batteries, and turn it back on.

    No need to play with the controller or app!
     
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