What Is the Average Life Expectancy of My Drone Battery?

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Timestamps:

03:41 – Today’s question is about the average life expectancy of a LiPo battery
05:11 – How many cycles can you expect from a drone battery?
05:47 – Tips and tricks to prolong your battery life
06:16 – How will your flying habits affect your battery life
07:33 – What is the correct way to deep cycle your battery?
08:36 – Learn how charging can affect the life of your battery
10:03 – Should you set your battery on auto-discharge?
10:56 – How many cycles can you expect from your drone battery?
11:20 – Will a Mavic battery last as long as a Phantom battery?
11:53 – Paul suggests a hack to fix a drone battery with a bad cell

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9 Comments

  1. JoeDoe_ Outdoors on December 5, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Hei awesome channel ☺ Keep it up!

  2. Paul Boudreau on December 5, 2020 at 9:39 pm

    i am confused about the battery storage . i live in Florida for 4 mounts fly every 3 days , we are going back home and do to weather in Canada i will not fly for 2 to 3 months the battery’s will deplete to 30%. even doing this will i kill my 3 battery’s ?

  3. The Colonel JJ on December 5, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    I tried to force My Inspire 1v2 to stay in a hover to really deep charge; but had a DJI GO app warning that I was harming the battery. Just sharing. This was a great add to your VLOG’s.

  4. RICK HALBUR on December 5, 2020 at 9:51 pm

    Thanks guys great information well worth watching

  5. Non Star on December 5, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    If i had a battery fail sub 25 charges I would be contacting DJI.

  6. ke4uyp on December 5, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    But the protest drone flew over a moving car 10:18

  7. Michael Phelps on December 5, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    I have heard and always believed that a deep discharge of a Lipo battery was bad for the battery life. Can you confirm that this is in fact a healthy practice for a phantom 3 battery?

  8. Steve Carpenter on December 5, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    Hi Paul & Rob, thank you very much for all the battery info and care taking tips!

  9. Paul Jameson on December 5, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    Hey Drone U community. So if there’s an area in which, according to the LAANC maps that are currently out, you could not get an automatic airspace authorization since it’s set for 0ft., is it possible to get a manual airspace authorization from the FAA? Thanks!

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