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What type of connectors does DJI use for their batteries?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Sailing Droner, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. Sailing Droner

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    Hey, I'm a new owner of a Phantom 2 and I would like to use a Zippy 2800 battery as a spare. Anyone know what the type of connector is called that DJI uses?
    Thanks!
    Mark
     
  2. N017RW

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    Re: What type of connectors does DJI use for their batteries

    The P2 and it's variants use the 5200 mAh proprietary 'intelligent' batteries.
    The contacts are just 'blade' types built into the battery compartment along with comm. terminals for the system to interface with the battery.

    You will not be able to use a 'typical' 3S LiPo for a back-up.
     
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    Re: What type of connectors does DJI use for their batteries

    You can't use a "generic" LiPo battery with a P2. The battery is "smart", and the Phantom can't use it without the circuitry that's contained within the P2's battery.
     
  4. Sailing Droner

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    Re: What type of connectors does DJI use for their batteries

    Thanks for all the info guys! I've just bought a few more batteries and paid the big bucks for the DJI ones.
    Cheers,
    Mark
     
  5. Pacific Barbarian

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    Re: What type of connectors does DJI use for their batteries

    Worth a try, or see what the outcome is.

    viewtopic.php?f=27&t=26504
     
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