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Tello is becoming very hot at the bottom

McEnzo

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Hello
my DJI Tello is becoming very hot at the bottom after a few minutes flight.
I am wondering if this is ok or do I have to worry? Please let me know!
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Ansia

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Normal. This is where the heat is dissipated. Hence the grille at the bottom.
 

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Normal, never had issues during flight as Tello uses the airflow to cool down. If you let it sit on the desk it will overheat to 90°C within minutes and just shutdown.
 
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Appears to be normal. It needs to be flown to keep it cool, it will get warm/hot to the touch and will shut down if just left powered up and sitting on a surface. If its not going to be flown power it off.
 

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Mine (Tello and Tello EDU) were at 85°C while flying. After I disassembled them and "modified" the thermal paste they used I got better temps but still not ideal.

TL;DR: Absolutely normal. If it gets too hot it will auto-land and shutoff so nothing to worry about.
 

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