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Resource Pro Battery problems

Discussion in 'Genesis' started by Clydesubs, Jan 5, 2018.

  1. Clydesubs

    Clydesubs Garibaldi

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Hope Sound Florida
    I run a dive charter operations and we have 4 Resource Pro consoles. 3 are 16 months old and 1 is 5 months old. After changing the battery in the 3 oldest (about 30 - 40 dives each) the Battery went out in 2 of them in 2 to 3 weeks 5-6 dives. The new one needed a new battery after 3 months - 7 dives.
    I have changed the batteries twice in a 3 week period and they are going out again.
    I have used Name Brand Ever ready and Energizer batteries. Can anyone help me.
  2. runsongas

    runsongas Great White

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: California - Bay Area
    are they going into sleep mode correctly after the no fly time passes or staying on the whole time?

    have you used a multimeter to check the battery voltages before, after, and under load?

    there is a possibility you have a parasitic drain issue, but it is more likely just poor quality batteries

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