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Type of batteries for Phantom 1

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nicophantom, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. nicophantom

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    Hello! Can somebody explain me if I can buy for my Phantom a 2S -- 10000mAh battery -- or a 3S -- 5000mAh? What do the 2S or 3S mean? And do these type of batteries damage the computer or motors??

    Thank you!
     
  2. gen3benz

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    2s or 3s mean 2 cell or 3 cell
    Each cell is ~3.7v so 1s=3.7v 2s=7.4v 3s=11.1v So on and so forth.
    You need a 3s 11.1v for your P1
    Anything bigger that a maddog 2700mah is going to require trimming of the battery compartment.
     
  3. Diesel31

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    So far, I found only one non-DJI vendor for the P2. The "s" stands for series. It determines how many cells are used to create the lipo. For example, a 2s lipo is 2 cells, 3s = 3 cells, etc. The number of cells determine the voltage output of the battery. Lipos are rated at 3.7 volts per cell.
     
  4. gen3benz

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    That explains the 3s2p then. 3 series 2 parallel. Duuuuuhhhh :lol:

    edit: who makes the other P2 battery?
     
  5. Diesel31

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/171284998536?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT
     
  6. ElGuano

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    Longer faster harder....ttrongr?

    Wow, I wonder how long it will take for DJI to activate the encryption handshake in the battery?

    That's quite an interesting development, I'd love to see how it performs.
     
  7. nicophantom

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    Thank you man!
     
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    You will want to read up on proper lipo battery uses for the Phantom 1 if you aren't familiar with them.

    For example, if you run the battery past 80% discharge, you are shortening the life of your lipos.