Car charger is faster than normal charger?

Discussion in 'Mavic Pro Discussions' started by scoopdreams, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. scoopdreams

    scoopdreams Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    Messages:
    24
    Likes Received:
    7
    Does anyone know if the car charger actually charges the Mavic batteries faster than the normal charger?

    [​IMG]

    Normal charger output: 13.05V 3.83A = ~50W
    Car charger output: 13.05V 6A = ~80W

    I have a DC 24V psu for my revolectrix powerlab 8 - technically it's possible to cut the cigarette power adapter and solder let's say an XT60, then use the car charger in the house as a faster (and smaller) charger (and still retain the use of a cigarette lighter adapter by having an XT60 soldered on the cigarette lighter adapter wire end).

    My electrical knowledge says it's doable, does anyone have any idea if it's actually *advisable*?
     
    Crusader likes this.
  2. The Editor

    The Editor Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Messages:
    399
    Likes Received:
    200
    I believe the car charger does charge faster.
    The Mavic packs are actually rated at 2c for charging and the car charger exploits this fact.
    Obviously DJI will no doubt market an AC 'Fast Charger at a later date to generate more income but for the time being this is probably the best way to get a faster charge.
     
    #2 The Editor, Nov 1, 2016
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2016
    scoopdreams likes this.
  3. scoopdreams

    scoopdreams Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    Messages:
    24
    Likes Received:
    7
    Thanks!

    Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
     
  4. Crusader

    Crusader Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2016
    Messages:
    119
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Down the rabbit hole!
    Thank you for this usefull info!
     
  5. Kman

    Kman Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2016
    Messages:
    13
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    Would love to see a battery at 20% charged up via car charger and home charger, time it, and see how much faster the car charger is.
     
  6. Jamie

    Jamie Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2016
    Messages:
    19
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Perth, Western Australia
    Yeah do it, but there is a 100watt charger coming if you wait.
     
  7. Richard in Ky

    Richard in Ky Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2016
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    7
    Does the Mavic even come with a 120 volt charger, all I see is a car charger with them, and I didn't see any 120 volt chargers for them on the DJI site. I seen somewhere that you can use a Phantom 4 charger but that would be complete out of line with DJI products as I have to have a different charges for the Inspire 1, phantom 2, phantom 3 and phantom 4.
     
  8. msinger

    msinger Well-Known Member
    Approved Vendor

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Messages:
    1,309
    Likes Received:
    487
    Location:
    US
    Yes. It comes with everything listed here.

    That'll be possible when DJI releases the advanced version of the Mavic battery charging hub. That cannot be done with the standard battery charging hub that is out right now.
     
  9. Fredo

    Fredo Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2016
    Messages:
    31
    Likes Received:
    14
    I do have a 50A 12V power supply with cigarette plug at home.
    When i will receive my Mavic (... :mad:....) I'll do the timing test and post the result here !
    We definitely need to know who's faster !
     
    Kman and scoopdreams like this.
  10. Scuba

    Scuba Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2016
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    7
Loading...
Similar Threads - Car charger faster Forum Date
Is this how the car charger is supposed to work? General Discussions Nov 30, 2016
£13 Mavic Car Charger! Mavic Pro Discussions Nov 29, 2016
Use the Car Charger on AC Power Mavic Pro Discussions Nov 21, 2016
Can this battery pack work with the mavic car charger? Mavic Pro Discussions Nov 16, 2016
Car Charger - Only works when voltage is above 13V General Discussions Nov 14, 2016

Share This Page