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Camera not powering on

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Selectah_Eric, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. Selectah_Eric

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    So it seems as am not having a good day at all ...From my previous post early on i was able to fix those problems now am back with another with my camera,which all of a sudden it stop works or even comes on ...today i ran into some problems with the range extender not picking up which i corrected now its down to a camera power problem!!!
     
  2. J Dot

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    If you tried messing with the wire while phantom was ON, could have burnt the MC?

    Here is a picture of a burnt one,
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    Requires you to open top and look on main controller board right by cam plug, like in picture! If this is the case, you'll need to replace your MC!

    J Dot
     
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  3. dirkclod

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    I came back to your previous thread as I said I would and saw you hadn't been back and ya never said you had solved it .
    Now you say you have and have another Issue . Would be nice for all involved to know just what fixed your other problem
    in that thread so it might help others with the same thing .
    Now.... more info on what it is going on and what you have tried to do to with this.
    Are all the cables hooked up and The switch above the sd card slot all the way to the right ?
     
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  4. Selectah_Eric

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    Sorry for long reply but i was in and out ...Currently the cam is work all of a sudden idk what may be causing this on and off problem but i think i will have to replace the cam
     
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    Hi J Dot!

    My mainboard looks like what you've linked (see my picture). Sometimes i have fpv sometimes not but the recording is ok. You said should be change the MC, but the MC isn't it the black boxy thing?

    Thanks in advance! DSC00786.JPG
     
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    Hello,
    Yes it looks burnt, this is caused by either unplugging camera with it powered on, or a short somewhere?
    You might have to replace the whole main Controler board, or possibly find an electronics expert to repair your circuit board, you might want to replace the white camera wire as well, it is like $11 U.S. To replace cable, MC IS AROUND $60. Or go into classifieds, maybe one of our awesome members has a wrecked phantom or parts for you cheaper? If not eBay might be a better route!
    Sorry that happened to you, but those cameras are touchy when plugged or unplugged with phantom powered ON! Hope this helps!

    Take care, fly safe!
    J Dot
     
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    Thanks a lot, J Dot!