Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Charger always in red

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sghounk, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. sghounk

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hi my chargers is always in red and don't charge the battery, any sugestions of what might be wrong
     
  2. Ozzyguy

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2013
    Messages:
    811
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Townsville,Australia.
    What is your battery voltage. Please check this and post back here.
     
  3. pyrophantom

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2014
    Messages:
    782
    Likes Received:
    31
    Location:
    Somerset, UK
    Yes strange as mine charges OK but the manual states that when the battery is fully charged the 4 greens will go out and the charge indicator will go from red to green but mine just goes out yet the battery is fully charged !

    Just assuming that's normal as it flies OK
     
  4. Pull_Up

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2013
    Messages:
    3,684
    Likes Received:
    49
    Location:
    South Oxfordshire, UK
    LED on my charger goes green first, then the lights on the battery switch themselves off a fair amount of time later if it's left. To the OP, you either have a defective charger or a defective battery. As Ozzy said plug the aircraft into the Phantom Assistant and see what the battery stats look like. If there's nothing obviously out of line in there then it could imply a bad charger that needs replacing under warranty.
     
  5. Bigbells

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Messages:
    524
    Likes Received:
    85
    Location:
    Whitakers NC
    The battery plugs into the charger in two places. Make sure that you are connecting both of the connectors to the charger.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Charger always red Forum Date
SOLVED Battery not charging - Custom USB Connector mod ! Bypass micro usb port + always have charger Standard/4k Discussion Jan 16, 2016
Battery charger always shows but green, battery only two bar Phantom 2 Vision Discussion Jan 18, 2014
F/S P4P/P4A /P4 100w Battery Charger BRAND NEW! Classifieds Monday at 5:08 AM
Phantom 4 charger issues Phantom 4 Discussion Thursday at 8:03 PM
P3A + 100w charger Classifieds Aug 16, 2017