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Bastens 1300 mAh LiPo battery and charger upgrade for the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 & 1.0 – a high capacity alternative replacement battery with a fast charger – 15 to 20 minute flight time and roughly 40 min charge time

February 28, 2014 - Comment

The new AR.Drone 2.0 uses a proprietary battery and a proprietary charger which means if you want more flight time you will have to buy a battery and charger combo. This kit uses the standard connectors for both the battery and charger so not only will this upgrade be useful for the AR.Drone 2.0 but

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The new AR.Drone 2.0 uses a proprietary battery and a proprietary charger which means if you want more flight time you will have to buy a battery and charger combo. This kit uses the standard connectors for both the battery and charger so not only will this upgrade be useful for the AR.Drone 2.0 but in the future as well … of course this kit will work for the older AR.Drone 1.0 as well. With this high capacity battery you will get 15 to 20 minute flight time! This battery not only higher capacity but it does so with no weight gain. By getting rid of the heavy hard case that the original stock battery has and substituting it with a tough plastic shrink wrap case. Charge times very due the fundamental fact that this is a balance charger. If the battery is unbalance the charger time may be as long as 55 min or a little more … still shorter than the original battery and charger :)

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B. Gourdji says:

Works well but it’s just rebranded battery and charger for twice the price Bastens balance charger and 1300mah battery review for Parrot AR Drone 1 and 2ProsThe battery and charger work well. I get around 12 minutes on average and it charges much faster than stock AR Drone charger / under an hour.ConsBoth the charger and battery are rebranded with the connectors changed to mini Tamiya. You could purchase yourself for a third the cost.The Claimed 15 – 20 minute flight time for the battery is outright false and…

Paul says:

Great battery and charger if used correctly I originally gave this item a bad review. When the review was posted I received an email from the company inquiring about the problem. They stated that due to leaving the battery connected to the ar drone the battery was fully depleted causing the battery to not take a charge. I sne the battery back to the company and they.were able to revive the battery and it works great. Just make sure when using the battery to land the drone when it says your battery is low and disconnect it from the…

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