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If people are listening here’s what we should do is become clear that Autel no longer supports the x-star premium because they will not build batteries for it anymore or anybody else hasn’t picked up building aftermarket batteries with this marketing technique companies are forcing you to buy their new drones well what I propose is we did this back in the 70s I own a Rockwall commander aircraft and they also made defective aircraft, the FAA grounded the fleet because of these airworthiness directive is called AD’s The Rockwell commander owners all got together , “they didn’t have social media back then it took a lot longer” created a commander alliance lawsuit against Rockwell Commander and won in court ! Rockwell commander had to repair 400 airplanes at $20,000 a pop free of charge all you had to do was comply within the five-year time limit ! So essentially you took your plane to designated repair facilities free of charge they fix it somewhat like automotive recalls! You have two options here either to create the XStar premium alliance or everybody get together and bash Autel so bad on social media not to buy any of their drones because who knows two years down the road won’t even support the evo one nonetheless the Evo two ! I don’t like an orange pumpkin paperweight sitting around got tons of batteries and they’re all useless and I bought several new and they had like five charges on them there’s something wrong with this company and I know you guys may be fans of them but I have several drones as I run an aerial fly in business and we have aircraft drones and lots of DJi’s we have other companies we’ve tested we used to test them for different companies and I gotta tell you Alltel is the bottom of the my list ! ! This company‘s culture of not supporting their product after four years of production and there’s tons of them out there and wasted batteries all over the place just laying around it’s a shame it’s time for us users to stand up and take a stand against those terrible business practices. Anybody in their right mind wouldn’t buy any Autel products!! don’t be fooled that they promise They’ll support them and they have great support they don’t just cause they discontinue a product doesn’t mean that you can’t get batteries for it. something got to happen
! the bottom line is Autel sold a defective product with the batteries and it won’t go good for it. Don’t let them walk away saying they have no liability for this .
 

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If people are listening here’s what we should do is become clear that Autel no longer supports the x-star premium because they will not build batteries for it anymore or anybody else hasn’t picked up building aftermarket batteries with this marketing technique companies are forcing you to buy their new drones well, what I propose we did this back in the 70s . I own a Rockwall commander aircraft and they also made defective aircraft, the FAA grounded the fleet because of these airworthiness directive is called AD’s The Rockwell commander owners all got together , “they didn’t have social media back then it took a lot longer” created a commander alliance lawsuit against Rockwell Commander and won in court ! Rockwell commander had to repair 400 airplanes at $20,000 a pop free of charge all you had to do was comply within the five-year time limit ! So essentially you took your plane to designated repair facilities free of charge they fix it somewhat like automotive recalls! You have two options here either to create the XStar premium alliance or everybody get together and bash Autel so bad on social media not to buy any of their drones because who knows two years down the road won't even support the evo one nonetheless the Evo two ! I don’t like an orange pumpkin paperweight sitting around got tons of batteries and they’re all useless ! I bought several new and they had like five charges on them there’s something wrong with this company ? I know you guys may be fans of them. I have several drones as I run an aerial photography business we have aircraft , drones six DJi’s we have other companies drones , we’ve tested them for different companies and I gotta tell you Alltel is the bottom of the my list ! ! This company‘s culture of not supporting their product after four years of production and there’s tons of them out there and wasted batteries all over the place just laying around it’s a shame it’s time for us users to stand up and take a stand against this company and their terrible business practices. Anybody in their right mind wouldn’t buy any Autel products!! don’t be fooled that they promise They’ll support them and they have great support they don’t just cause they discontinue a product doesn’t mean that you can’t get batteries for it. something got to happen
! the bottom line is Autel sold a defective product with the batteries and it won’t go good for it. Don’t let them walk away saying they have no liability for this .
I might add to this as well, what i propose they find an alternative method of replacing the batteries or buy back the defective product or give you a trade-in allowance towards a new product that’s fair market value like $400 per drone and $30 per defective battery.
 
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I'm afraid people have moved on and let Autel get away with this. I filed some complaints with my state consumer affairs and it didn't accomplish anything. I'll be watching this thread to see if it picks up any steam but I doubt it will. A lot of people are defending Autel saying to just move on.
 

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I'm afraid people have moved on and let Autel get away with this. I filed some complaints with my state consumer affairs and it didn't accomplish anything. I'll be watching this thread to see if it picks up any steam but I doubt it will. A lot of people are defending Autel saying to just move on.
What I’m saying is Move on from Autel completely ! Nobody in their right mind would buy another product from them if somethings four years old and it’s already antiquated they just don’t support it done ! Under laying problems they had issues with the battery they never said anything they quietly just let it go away because they had a bunch of problems with the manufacturing process right from the gecko I started having problems with brand new batteries , not engineered right and I worked in engineering for 40 years ! If nobody’s going to jump on the bandwagon to go after Autel ? if you had enough people to go after them like they did with the commander lawsuit force the company to repair that’s one option less likely to happen the other one is get on the soapbox and start telling everybody not to buy their product that’s what I’m doing I already convinced a few of my friends that have the Autel Evo I got to try to find batteries for the xstar premium and they came back and said they couldn’t find any I said exactly and in two years you won’t be able to find batteries for your Evo first generation they will do that just to force people to upgrade nope don’t buy from them I have several DJI drones you still can get batteries for them and there’s aftermarket ones being made grant you they’re not perfect either but at least you can get parts for them at least for the time being the whole drone thing in general seems not to have the hype it did back three years ago I still do aerial photography that we use conventional aircraft.
bottom line for at least me and some of my friends boycott them I would never buy another product from them and I will post this every place I can let my single voice be heard it’s a shame companies operate like this but they should be sued the bastards !
 

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I agree that everyone who has owned an XStar should complain and boycott Autel future drones. You could still buy these in 2018 brand new and possibly later than that and shortly there was no more batteries. It should also be noted that the way the firmware is on the battery, it is near impossible to come up with a substitute that will work. Even with brand new cells, you can't erase the old specs such as capacity and times charged etc.
 

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