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  1. Jimph1

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    Hi guys bought my new P4 yesterday and loved the first flight (upgrade from p3a).

    When charging my P3A I remember an instruction advising not to charge the battery and controller together on the same charging cord. Is this the same rule of thumb for the P4 ?

    Jim
     
  2. msinger

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    You can charge both at the same time.
     
  3. Jimph1

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    Thanks msinger
     
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    DJI told me not to charge both at same time
     
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    DJI sometimes spreads a lot of misinformation. Since there is no warning about this in the Phantom 4 manual, I'm assuming it's okay to do. I have never seen anyone here post that doing so has caused any problems.
     
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    As msinger says... There's nothing at all in the manual saying you shouldn't.

    I've charged batteries and the RC at the same time with no ill effects. As a matter of fact, the first thing I did when I got the P4 was plug in the battery and the RC at the same time.

    I wasn't going to wait for the battery to fully charge and then plug in the RC and then wait for it as well. :)
     
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