Charging the OPTIX AUTOMAX Battery
Your LiteHawk OPTIX AUTOMAX comes with a Li-Po battery which is inside the model. The rechargeable Li-Po battery provides the power to propel your model at high speeds. You should expect 5-8 min run time. However you do need to make sure to properly maintain your Li-Po Battery.
- Li-Po batteries don’t like to be run down too low. If the voltage is dropped dramatically they will be damaged and will not recharge! Once the model starts to slow, ( The lights on the OPTIX AUTOMAX will begin to blink when the battery is low ) fly your model to a safe place, walk over and turn it off.
-You should always let your battery cool down after a run before you charge them. damage can result from charging a hot Li-Po battery
- It is recommend to charge the battery after your run and to always store the battery with a charge. Never discharge or dead short a Li-Po battery! Always have the drone turned off and the battery unplugged when not in use.
You will notice that there are two plugs with wires coming out of the battery. The Larger white plug is the balance plug. This is the plug you use with the supplied balance charger. This is a keyed plug and will only fit one way.
You MUST unplug the battery from the OPTIX AUTOMAX when charging.
1/ Plug the USB Charger into your computer, TV, or USB charger. The LED light will Blink Red.
2/ Plug the other end of the cable into your OPTIX AUTOMAX battery. Do not force the plug, it only goes in one way. The LED light on the USB will turn Solid Red.
3/ Charge time can take up to 60 minute (shorter if charging for the first time). Once charged the LED light on the USB will turn OFF.
Tip: If storing for more than 24 hours it is best to store with a fully charged battery. Failure to do so can damage the battery pack and shorten its useful life.
- always remove the the battery from the toy for charging
-Fully charge and unplug the battery from the toy if storing for more than 24 hrs.
During charging: - It is normal for the battery to get warm during the charging process. Do not charge the battery on a surface that is flammable or can be damaged by heat. - Do not leave the battery and charger unattended while charging. - After charging, unplug charger from model. - Do not store the model plugged into the charger.