Car charger is faster than normal charger?

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  1. scoopdreams

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    Does anyone know if the car charger actually charges the Mavic batteries faster than the normal charger?

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    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*?
     
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    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.
     
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    Thanks!

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    Down the rabbit hole!
    Thank you for this usefull info!
     
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    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.
     
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    Yeah do it, but there is a 100watt charger coming if you wait.
     
  7. Richard in Ky

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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    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 !
     
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