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Camera keeps dropping down

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by hey_moe, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. hey_moe

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    I noticed today while freezing my buttocks off, my camera kept dropping down while flying. After about 30 minutes later it worked fine. Any of you guys seen this.
     
  2. DrJoe

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    It does that when power is interrupted... happened to me. Turned out to be a loose connection of the 4pin cable going into the gimbal controller from the Phantom body. I used tweezers, pulled it up and put it back. No further issues.
     
  3. burlbark

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    Could be a loose wire or it could be the wifi unit overheating. They often will start dropping out and then come back after cooling back down. Here is the thread I started on it and the fix. It may not be to late for yours, mine was doing what yours is now. I was able to save mine and no longer have any drop issues.

    viewtopic.php?f=27&t=28176
     
  4. hey_moe

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    Well it wasn't a loose wire or over heating issue. This happened when I first started flying. So it wasn't a overheating issue. Part two of this was the plug didn't fix itself. Like I said the first 30 minutes of so it acted up, after that it worked fine and stayed stable.