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Brand new 107G won't charge
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Oz
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January 2, 2012 - 8:10 pm

Hi

 

I received a S107G for xmas. I used it once (without charging the copter) and then once the battery "died" I tried to charge - but not straight away. It was at least half an hour after usage.

 

I've tried to charge it by USB - but the light on the USB stays red.

 

And tried to charge through the controller - the light remains green.

 

Yes, the switch on the copter is in the "off" position.

 

This is really frustrating for a brand new gift - with only 1 use. 🙁

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Supernova
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January 2, 2012 - 10:09 pm

Hi Oz And welcome the forum.

If you have 2 usb ports try another one, if that is not the problem then it could be a loose wire on the battery Mother board.

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Oz
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January 3, 2012 - 8:08 pm

Thanks. I have tried several USB ports, plus charging from the controller. Nothing works.

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Supernova
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January 4, 2012 - 4:55 am

The problem could be that you did not fully charge the copter first, because the battery is a Lithium polymer (Lipo) and they dont like to be fully discharged anymore than overcharged, there is a small charge in a new one but when depleted could die, I am not saying this is the case but it could be very likely. 

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tedg
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January 14, 2012 - 10:15 am

I have the same problem and put new battery in and still will not charge , it will will charge my other heli

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