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Discontinued batteries for I1 - what now?

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Hi guys, I wrote directly to DJI, they shipped me two brand new TB47s from China within 10 days, great result.
Good to hear you got some TB47 batteries, did they have any TB48 available.

Can you share the price per battery?
New is available, although at a significant price increase.
 
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Apologies I didn't ask about TB48s but the TB47s are $269 each including delivery to Brisbane Australia.
 
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Hello all,

I've been away from flying for over a year (due to a family illness). Now that I'm back, I'm reading and seeing absurd prices on a few, scarce TB47 and TB48 batteries.

Is there anyone available to rebuild these with new cells? Does DJI rebuild and renew them? Is there any other fix to keep my fleet of 2 I1's airborne?

Absent of that, is the entire (awesome) Inspire 1 platform doomed to a slow, prolonged death?

Thank you for any and all input.

Tim
You can still get them, but you will pay...
 
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Cant, we get the batteries for the Matrice, pop the top off and desolder it, and then solder the I1 battery top on it?
Yep, you sure can... Top & IC board is only difference.
Easy on the temp probe & IC board when desoldering & soldering.
To my observations, haven’t seen the TB48S being any lower cost... easier to find though.
 
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Yep, you sure can... Top & IC board is only difference.
Easy on the temp probe & IC board when desoldering & soldering.
To my observations, haven’t seen the TB48S being any lower cost... easier to find though.
I was going to get some GOOD used ones to test it out, you can find them for a good price. compared too i1. I have two bad i1 batteries that i took apart already so should be an easy swap for me..
 

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Yep, ya got it. I had forgotten the temp probe was connection... thought it was soldered too.
Looks great!

I have M600Pro too, so have multiple sets of each. I haven’t found many good deals on the 47/48S version either. Actually found more good buys on the I1 47/48.... but admittedly that was a few years ago too.

When you get resoldered up, let us know how it reads the cells... some of the OEM IC boards are pretty thin to prevent much repair work. You went the right way and took leads off cell side for temps. I’ve entertained mid-point to avoid the LiPo gel too for heat.

Good Luck!
 
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Yep, ya got it. I had forgotten the temp probe was connection... thought it was soldered too.
Looks great!

I have M600Pro too, so have multiple sets of each. I haven’t found many good deals on the 47/48S version either. Actually found more good buys on the I1 47/48.... but admittedly that was a few years ago too.

When you get resoldered up, let us know how it reads the cells... some of the OEM IC boards are pretty thin to prevent much repair work. You went the right way and took leads off cell side for temps. I’ve entertained mid-point to avoid the LiPo gel too for heat.

Good Luck!
I will post what I find out. Thx
 
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