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Took my P3S out today, it's been a while

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by drquest, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. drquest

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    I haven't had much time lately to fly my P3S, but my kids got out of school early today for Christmas break and they had some friends over so I thought I'd give it go.

    Temperatures have been colder this week, but it's around 50 degrees today and sunny. I charged everything up, and was prompted for the firmware update which went fairly quickly. Took it outside and calibrated the compass and took off.

    I knew it was a little windy, but I didn't think it was as windy as it appeared with the P3S. It was blowing around quite a bit, definitely the windiest I've had it out in. I only flew it around until the battery was around 60% and my hands were cold and the wind just kept gusting. My kid's friends were duly impressed so my job was done. :)

    Is 60% a reasonable place to leave the battery at level wise, or should I try to discharge it more?
     
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  2. Guillermo Barreiro

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    Hello, until reach 30 is OK
     
  3. Adil J

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    50-65% is perfect, 30% is low if you are not planning on recharging for a day.
     
  4. Guillermo Barreiro

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    I've seen a few ppat that p3 with parcuak baterry just cash, that's why I never use a batery that is 100 charged
     
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    Thanks guys! I would be charging it again before I use it, but I was curious about storing it after usage wondering if I should consider discharging it further.
     
  6. Guillermo Barreiro

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    Don't worry about it, the baterry auto discharge itself after a few days
     
  7. Henrbp

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    Hello Sir!
    As long as the battery is below 65%, You have absolutly nothing to fear..

    I have attatched a file of the manual, and it seems like the P3S' discharge function stops at the point of 65% :)
     

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