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Advanced Are my cells too unbalanced (new battery)?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by CJD, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. CJD

    CJD

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    Hi all,

    I have only flown my P3A once so far and now charged it back to 50% as might not be using it for a few days.

    There is quite a voltage difference between cell 1 and 4 and i was wondering if this is a problem? I read online that new batteries can take a few cycles to balance themselves so was wondering whether I should be worried or not?

    Picture attached showing the current cell levels. This is at 51% charge.

    IMG_20160702_163337.jpg

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    And here is the healtyhdrones output:

    batterycells.png
     
    #1 CJD, Jul 2, 2016
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  2. Quamera

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    @CJD I can't believe you never had a single reply to your post from 8 months ago but if you are still around and looking for an answer I can suggest one. You may have found it already when you fully charged the battery and that is the voltage is only balanced out on a full charge. Then if it varies again on discharge on the same cell you have a problem that needs to be watched, if it happens repeatedly then you have a dud battery, send it back to DJI. Of course if you have a battery cell voltage varying from the other 3 while flying DJI Go will most certainly be telling you all about it and even reducing the battery power output if its a serious variation to reduce the probability of a complete battery failure and the Phantom falling out of the sky.
     
  3. Vzr1

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    What took you so long!?
     
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