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Surprised no charger supplied with RC Pro ... what is recommendation of what everyone is using.

Plugged in temporarily using charger that came with Mavic 3.

The power level lights are not appearing to show charge level unless I push the power button. I'm used to the lights being active while charging with the original Smart Controller.

Am I missing something here on this new RC Pro?
 

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Surprised no charger supplied with RC Pro ... what is recommendation of what everyone is using.

Plugged in temporarily using charger that came with Mavic 3.

The power level lights are not appearing to show charge level unless I push the power button. I'm used to the lights being active while charging with the original Smart Controller.

Am I missing something here on this new RC Pro?
You can use the same charger that came with the Mavic 3 FMC assuming is the 65W black charger. They should be 4 blinky lights when charging just like the old SC.
 
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You can use the same charger that came with the Mavic 3 FMC assuming is the 65W black charger. They should be 4 blinky lights when charging just like the old SC.

If I want a second seperate charger, do I need another 65W charger? All I see is 12 or 15V ... so I'm assume if I have a 5V usb charger, then 2.5 or 3 amps should be adequate, or more better?
 

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You do not need a 65W charger. In fact 18W will be sufficient for a fast charging. even your 12v or 15V will work but at slow rate of changing. I am currently using a 45W one for it.
 

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The four LEDs blink in a progressive pattern during charging. If using a low current power supply the LEDs blink relatively slowly. If high current (fast charging) the LEDs blink faster. The number of LEDs blinking show the relative state of charge, i.e. 25/50/75/100%. You should not have to press the power button so that's odd. If the controller is on it will also show the charge status on the main page of the display.
 
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The four LEDs blink in a progressive pattern during charging. If using a low current power supply the LEDs blink relatively slowly. If high current (fast charging) the LEDs blink faster. The number of LEDs blinking show the relative state of charge, i.e. 25/50/75/100%. You should not have to press the power button so that's odd. If the controller is on it will also show the charge status on the main page of the display.

Found another thread that answered my issue .. it appears charging doesn't work till you activate and bind the controller to the drone, and at that point it will take the battery out of hibernation and allow normal charging ... which I have working now
 

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That makes sense. The same thing happens to drones sometimes.
 

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Yes I did, but for some reason It wasn't activated... I try everything, until I have a clue. I fixed, I connected the rc pro on my dji assistant 2, downgrade to 1.00.03, factory reset, and re-linked, after that it charged normally until 90% than I upgrade to 1.00.04, and now it's fixed, but I was piss off that I need to discover it my self, DJI Helpdesk didn't help.
 

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Found another thread that answered my issue .. it appears charging doesn't work till you activate and bind the controller to the drone, and at that point it will take the battery out of hibernation and allow normal charging ... which I have working now
Thank you for this. I watched this thing not charge for hours, then checked my chargers and changed to multiple different chargers.
 

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I found with my RC Pro that even following the best of advices it was charging only 70% took the RC and Mavic 3 out flew for half an hour, then on the charger to 100%.needs that bind with the craft, no idea why.
 

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