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Weak Propulsion - battery issue?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by captain-marvel, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. captain-marvel

    Sep 22, 2015
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    Long story short, one of my batteries seems to be having some strange affects on my flights.

    The battery is nearly new, has been charged only 4 times so far.

    I am currently performing a deep cycle, but I wanted to see if anyone else has seen these types of issues with a battery.

    When flying with this particular battery I get very weak forward and backwards propulsion. It makes it difficult to fly into any type of head wind.

    I have uploaded logs into healthy drones and only saw 1 cell deviation warning. I also see healthy voltage readings in the app.

    Is it possible to have a bad battery that looks okay? It was purchased from amazon so I am quite sure I could get a replacement if needed.

    We will see if the deep cycle recharge helps....
  2. Meta4

    Meta4 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Jan 8, 2014
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    I don't think a weak battery would show up as weak forward and backwards propulsion.
    If it's strong enough to hover, it's strong enough to fly forward and back.
  3. bbfpv

    Feb 3, 2015
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    Long Island, NY
    So you're saying it doesn't behave like this w/ any of your other batteries?
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