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Recent content by mavic98360

  1. M

    Four batteries died in about 5 months

    Possible. I had a mavic hub that got liquid damage. I replaced it with an aftermarket, since my understanding is that there is little to no intelligence in the hub itself, but rather in the batteries. Maybe that is incorrect.
  2. M

    Four batteries died in about 5 months

    I posted a thread in February (Very scary & very lucky) about a battery dying mid flight, with supposedly enough of a reserve left. That caused damage to the mavic that I repaired myself using instructions I found online (broken gimbal plate retainer). I bought the Mavic in June 2017, and...
  3. M

    Very scary & very lucky

    Don't know. I can check.
  4. M

    Very scary & very lucky

    Makes me wonder if I should be regularly giving a firm whack to the battery on all sides and then testing it to make sure nothing disconnects.
  5. M

    Very scary & very lucky

    Thanks. You may be right about a bad joint. The mavic seems to be fine. I'm in tripod mode right now outside making sure no other batteries might be bad, but the scary part about this was there was no warning.
  6. M

    Very scary & very lucky

    I have probably 150 hours on my Mavic since last June in four countries. Had a few minor incidents, but really only lost 2-3 props as I was learning. I have four batteries that I cycle through on a charging hub. Today, I took two batteries with us on a family walk. It was cold, probably 28...