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    Lightbulb Alias - Battery falls out?!

    Battery falls out?!
    Here's an easy way to fix this!

    Wrap the battery with duck tape 2-3 times, not too tight!

    Leave about 1cm - 0.4 inch extra tape for an easy pull out.

    Hope it helps!


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    Looks more like packing tape than duct tape.
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    You might be right!
    What I've used is thicker than packing tape but thinner than duck tape!

    You can use any type of tape you want / have. Just make sure the battery doesn't fall off by itself and also for you is easy too pull it out!

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    Either way, the tape make it easier to remove the battery without pulling on the wires. Thanks.
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    I find it odd that you would worry about the battery falling out. Mine seem very snug. I wonder if the batteries compress with long use? I have six, so none have a huge amount of flights on them.

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    Mine got loose enough to slide back and forth due to impact. I used painter's tape and frog tape (blue and green) to minimize the movement as well as to differentiate between batteries for our blue and green Aliai.
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    Mine too. After every fly / land, I had to push it back, sometimes almost half of it was out.
    Anyway, this fixed my issue and now is a lot easier to pull it out due the extra tape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksb51rl View Post
    Mine got loose enough to slide back and forth due to impact.
    Impact. Okay, now that's something different right there.

    I may be a wuss flier, but at least I don't crash.

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    Everybody tries to stay away from crashes or other hard impacts but when is too windy or you just got your first quad-copter and you're learning to fly is not easy to avoid crashes!

    I hate the wind, especially when is pushing my quad away and I can't control it at all so I have to drop it.
    I leave in a city where; high-ways, lakes, building or other private properties, are very close.

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    The way I see it, the battery won't shift while the Alias is airborne. After an unexpected impact, have a look and if necessary, reset it.

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