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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Charles.mabry, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. Charles.mabry

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    Hey gents,

    So as I start working with the pro, first thing I notice is the battery that came with the kit does not indicate anything and fails to show status when plugged into the charger?

    My other batteries work fine, just not the one that came in the kit.

    Any advice?
     
  2. Hugh4G

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    I had a battery DOA, and the retailer swapped it out immediately, thanks RC Geeks... good service.

    Hugh
     
  3. Docman22

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    Same happened to me. Called the place of purchase and they exchanged it on the spot.
    Good luck.
     
  4. Ryan Van Scotter

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    All three of my TB47 were DOA, when I received them. Most dealers are aware and will replace right away. The YouTube hack to fix them almost always works. If your willing to do it. Basically you have to depower the PCB in the battery to do a reset. Not going to debate the pros or cons, but it is an immediate option to get the battery working.
     
  5. Charles.mabry

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    The retailer said theyre going to send me a replacement. I was unaware of the hack so maybe Ill try my hand at it..... its already busted.... whats the worst that could happen?

    Thanks for your input!
     
  6. Charles.mabry

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    Attempted the battery hack..... no luck. Still dead. Im just not having much luck with batteries right now haha.
     
  7. AMGPilot

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    My TB47 was DOA not sure if Samys is going to do anything
     
  8. AeroVisionz

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    Was your battery hack attempt similar to the following ?
    1. Carefully detach the battery’s top cover – a fine knife or flat head screw driver will allow you to easily unclip the cover.
    2. Gently disconnect the balance plug / loom to the IC. Let it sit unplugged for 60 minutes.
    3. Reattach the plug / loom.
    4. Fully charge your battery and do two full cycle at low level hover.
     
  9. Ryan Van Scotter

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    Samy's Camera hasn't been very helpful to me in the past, I don't do business with them anymore. B&H is great to me.
     
  10. Darkz

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    mine is a DOA as well, is there something they can do to stop these DOA batteries?
     
  11. Darkz

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    Is this the correct ways to reset it? I left it unplugged even more than 2 hours, replugged it back in, hook up the charger, still no lights.... any suggestions?
     
  12. AeroVisionz

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    Sounds like real DOA then. Sympathies.
     
  13. Darkz

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    What a shame, a product cost a few grand, and yet you get DOA parts, seems like a norm here....
     
  14. dave culley

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    Have 2dead batteries with new inspire v2 SLR hut have not replied to my e mail yet any one else not getting a response from the seller?
     
  15. Darkz

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    Make sure you create a ticket , seems like a faster way to get them response.
     
  16. dave culley

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    They returned my call said bad batch what do i want i said send me 2 tb48,s
    Make me a happy bunny OK they said