Today’s episode is all about drone batteries. You will learns some great hacks and little-known tips for getting the most out of your LiPo drone batteries.
Chase called in to ask the Drone U for tips on maintaining LiPo drone batteries. Is there a way to travel with your drone batteries that can prolong their lifespan? We talk about what you should know when charging, storing, maintaining and traveling with LiPo drone batteries in order to maximize their lifespan. Additionally, we discuss the proper way to dispose of your LiPo batteries. Hope this was helpful, Chase. Thanks for the question! Fly safe!
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- [04:44] Why is it important to deep cycle your LiPo batteries?
- [05:00] How do you deep cycle your drone battery?
- [06:06] What is balance charging?
- [07:22] Should you continue charging your drone batteries if they heat up?
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- [09:27] Tips for storing your LiPo batteries the correct way
- [10:08] How can you get more life from your LiPo batteries in cold environments?
- [11:10] Why should drone pilots refrain from flying regional carriers?
- [14:55] Paul sums up today’s episode
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