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Transmitter batteries

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Ravecreative, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. Ravecreative

    Dec 21, 2013
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    Medway, Kent, UK
    Picked up a p2 with h3-2d last week and have flown it once. Loving how easy this is compared to a normal helicopter.

    My question is this....
    The tx takes 4 x batteries.
    That amounts to 6volts
    I would normally run rechargeables but that only amounts to 4.8 volts.

    I spoke to my supplier and he said he'd had 2 visions returned that had lost signal and crashed, and on looking both we're using nimh 1.2v rechargeables.

    Has anyone had any issues or thoughts on this?
  2. BenDronePilot

    Dec 7, 2013
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    I've had at least 7 successful long range flights on my Phantom 2 Vision using the latest generation of Sanyo XX 2500mah Eneloop rechargable AA's. They came precharged out of the package and I did all the flights so far without adding any additional charge to them than what they came with. You shouldn't have any problems if you use good quality batteries. Here's a link to the one's I got. I bought an 8 pack of them.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008LT ... UTF8&psc=1