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Smart Powercharge m100 question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BrenMyster, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. BrenMyster

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    Hi guys

    I just relived y new M1oo in the post. I never once in my lift ever expected to pay £500 for a charger but it had to be done.

    I just had a quick question.

    Is there any way of taking the charge out of fully or half charged batteries for safe storage? Sometime I get back after a job and I have two fully charged batteries and then don't have a job for a week. Or have the time to take the drone out to discharge to 30% or lower.

    I always like to fully charge the night before a job.

    I know this charger can discharge when it does a full refresh but can it just do a discharge without the charging after?
     
  2. The Editor

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    I do not believe so - it has been promised for nearly 18 months but the firmware has never materialised (as far as I am aware).

    I use the Inspire Angel for both deep cycle and putting my packs into storage charge (this product has this facility), costs a fraction of the M100 and weighs nothing.

    For charging multiple batteries simultaneously I simply have 8 chargers with leads I have made up which have four mains leads into one plug. This means I am able to charge four batteries from one socket with one lead.
     
  3. BrenMyster

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    That's annoying, the charger is clearly capable of discharging.

    Might email and see what they say .
     
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    You won't be first! :D
     
  5. AeroMirage

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    I never thought I would pay that much for a charger either.. but did... and I love it!
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    What about the self discharge feature of the smart batteries?
    Aren't they supposed to self discharge in 7 or 10 days??
    I had a bad stretch of weather and mine went 2 weeks without use.
    I plugged one in and it was at 70%... so I plugged all 4 of mine in to top them off before flying.
     
  6. RKDauph

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    Apparently there is a firmware update available but it's a secret. Anyone interested in my exchange with their consultant?
     
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    I remember they had a beta test for a select few and nothing ever happened after that. What did you hear?
     
  8. ash223

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    In the DJI Go app you can set when the batteries will start self discharge. By default they are set to 10 days. You could try and set them at 3 days or test using different amount of days to suite your needs.