new batteries reading odd after charge

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So I bought 5 batteries last week. Charged them all up. Been flying and I noticed that after completing a charge it doesn't show 100% in the app, 3 of the 5 say 96% after a charge and around 4100mah , anyone else notice this ? I had a critical battery error just a fee does ago also pop up and go away. Now I'm a bit worried to fly far.
 
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I think I would be cautious and not put them to the test until you conditioned them for 10 flights.:)
 
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I've never done that before. I have 6 batteries for my vision plus and never conditioned them.


I plugged them back in and they didn't charge so I unplugged then turn the batteries on plugged back in they began charging again. So we shall see
 
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I've never done that before. I have 6 batteries for my vision plus and never conditioned them.


I plugged them back in and they didn't charge so I unplugged then turn the batteries on plugged back in they began charging again. So we shall see
DJI recommends flying the batteries to 50 % for the first 10 flights to condition the cells. There are posts on this forum regarding this.;) Better safe than sorry.
 
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Where does DJI recommend this? Never read it directly from DJI it's all been based in opinion

From what I've seen on here that's a recommendation based on LIPO batteries in general. I've used lipos for years never conditioned a battery.
 
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Where does DJI recommend this? Never read it directly from DJI it's all been based in opinion

From what I've seen on here that's a recommendation based on LIPO batteries in general. I've used lipos for years never conditioned a battery.
Check with blade strike, he can direct you to the source--- He works for DJI
 
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Not in the manual and not in the literature that comes with the actual batteries either.
 
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So I bought 5 batteries last week. Charged them all up. Been flying and I noticed that after completing a charge it doesn't show 100% in the app, 3 of the 5 say 96% after a charge and around 4100mah , anyone else notice this ? I had a critical battery error just a fee does ago also pop up and go away. Now I'm a bit worried to fly far.
That is so weird! Where did you purchase them from?
 

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I saw this exact same issue with both of my extra batteries. Only a 97% charge when charging completes. The battery that came with the P3 originally still charges to 100%. I didn't do anything differently with the two new batteries.
 
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I have experienced this will regular lipos tha I use in my rc planes -- get a new battery, balance charge it slowly and it never reaches a full charge. There may be a inferior cell in the pack that is causing that and you may not ever get them to reach a full charge. You might see an email to DJI support-- maybe they will warranty them-- the problem being that it will take months to get the replacements if they are defective which puts you back to square one. :confused::mad:
 
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My battery didn't charge to more than 98% at first but at around 10 flights in I now get 100%. I never fly them below 40%
 
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Just discharge your battery to under 8% and charge it back to 100% and see if it goes back to normal. I had this problem a few days ago and my battery dropped to 73% battery life. I did a complete discharge/charge and able to get 100% battery life back. This is the problem with the post on DJI forum as P3 battery is dynamic, it will suit itself to a condition to avoid damaging the cell.
 
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Question if the 10 10 theory is correct about charging a lipo where is that stated please
I like to do my best to preserve things and will stick by this theory if its true
 
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Well after charging them again last night everything seems good to go flew today and didn't have a single issue. Gonna be home in a bit to charge the 5 up lol only two chargers I need another one
 
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Question if the 10 10 theory is correct about charging a lipo where is that stated please
I like to do my best to preserve things and will stick by this theory if its true
Sounds like you just want to debunk it-- did you watch the video from MAD RC? That gentleman knows his phantoms and probably a lot about the battery information that he published on Youtube. Here is another:
Send an email to DJI support and see if they will give you their opinion or talk to the DJI representatives on this forum--

I'm sure that they will give you a square answer so that you will be able to assess the "facts" to make your own mind up and maybe convince some of the experts.:) Let us know what you find out. We may all need to reassess this information.

Cheers
 
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