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Old Jul 08, 2011, 12:07 PM
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Drifting off the reservation..
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Originally Posted by stvn758 View Post
I just bought a JUMBO, same LED flashes to start the thing so the same insides but with a bigger battery, just seeing how long it goes on a full charge, the Chinese continue to be very vague with their battery life estimates, 80 - 120 minutes, well which is it?.

The instruction manual has several different versions including the keyfob one pictured.
I tested mine. I got one 4gb file of 80 minutes, turned it back on and got one 7 minutes long before it shut itself off. I could have turned it on again and filmed for a short while again but did not want to completely drain the battery.

So I would say that at least 80 minutes on a charge is safe.

What I intend to do for thermaling is to launch, and if the flight comes down in short time, stop and restart the video in case the next launch results in a long duration flight.
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