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Can you mix and match ESC?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by fly-catchers, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. fly-catchers

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    Can you have both V2 and V2.1 ESC on the P2? Do they use the same firmware?
     
  2. jason

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    If you are using the original 2212 motors you can mix ESC modules but not with the 2312 motors all four ESC modules have to be v2,1.
     
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    Thanks,
    I have yet to open up my P2 to see what the ESC are. The motors do not seem to have any writing on them but again might have when I remove the case. Two of the motors have the black dot rather than the whole black screw fitting for the prop.
     
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    Those are 2212 motors so you can mix ESC modules.
     
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    I have finally opened up my P2 I was wrong about the black mark on the motor. The whole of the top spindle is black not just a dot. (thinking of my old P1). I brought the P2 after the newer motors were released. And the motors do look like the newer ones but no actual markings on them. The ESC are all V2 :( On checking through various threads on a number of forums I gather that DJI brought out the V2.1 ESC because of issues with the V2 one. And I guess I am now suffering from these issues and had I flown a lot more guess I would have encountered them sooner. Bit annoyed that I now have to pay to have affectively the correct ESC fitted and perhaps new motors as well. Looking at all that soldering I don't feel happy about trying it myself. I have sent DJI an e-mail but don't expect much if any help.