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Professional Battery damaged in crash,

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Robert J. Oliver, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. Robert J. Oliver

    Mar 3, 2016
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    Hello Everyone.
    I had the miss fortune of running into a tree at 128 feet.
    I had prop guards on and wasn't going very fast. Was just doing a slow pan of a castle and hit a tree limb.
    The thing was, I lost all control and it fell to the ground with a thud,, In the grass. I thought no big deal , I;ll just go right it and finish my video.
    To my horror it had torn the pop guards off and bent the yaw arm on the gimbal . When I tried to turn it off it was like the power button was stuck in,, I had to press really hard to get it to turn off.
    I finally got it cleaned up and new parts are on the way to repair everything except the battery,, the power button seems to be crushed,, I can turn it on by using excessive force but the clean click on and off is no longer.. Is there anyone out there that has ever had this problem?
  2. Great Pumpkin

    Feb 23, 2014
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    Santa Barbara County, California, USA
    Best not to fool around with a questionable battery. Either send it to DJI to see if they can and will fix and test it - or dump it for a new one. Yeah, even at $129+ a pop.