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Professional Compass replacement instructions?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Zelda 1, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Zelda 1

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    Hi... have,my p3p for two weeks and drilled hole through the compass trying to attach a support to the leg! Ugh! I ordered new compass but not sure how to install with minimal components parts removal? Love the phantom.. can't wait to get back in the air!
     
  2. msinger

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    You're going to have to open your shell in order to plug in the compass ribbon cable. The following complete tear-down should help:

     
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  3. Zelda 1

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    Thanks very much! And I am really doing lots of research on these... so really ticked me off with my eager stupidity!
     
  4. bobmyers

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    You aren't the first-- had mine 3 days -- got it early-- back in May and destroyed a motor putting on prop guards the first week I had it. Probably happens to everyone at one time or another. Had to pull the shell apart and replace the motor before anyone ever posted a video on taking the shell apart tried 2 days trying to get it apart before I found out DJI put those annoying little plastic clips hold the thing together. o_Oo_O
     
  5. Zelda 1

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    Wow.. where can I buy these extremely small hex and star screw drivers?
     
  6. Zelda 1

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    So I did my p3p compass replacement surgery today! I also learned a lot about the design of the quad; not that I recommend disassembly for a fun
    Sunday activity. I also learned to watch where wires are and how careful one has to be when tightening the screws. Seating a screw "firming" in plastic does not equal the same force as replacing a motor mount on a '71 Chevelle!!!
     
  7. Flanker

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    Hi,
    What sort of glue did you use when installing the new compass?
     
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