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Crash GPS problems

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by auburnboy, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. auburnboy

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    I have recently fixed my camera after a small crash however I cannot get my Phantom to pick up any GPS satellites. It just sits there with yellow lights flashing. Do I need to plug it into the assistant to correct the issue? I have made certain that the cable is almost completely shielded by the copper cover in the top as well as made sure that it was connected correctly. Any other ideas, other than plugging it in to the assistant?
     
  2. N017RW

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    There is no 'assistance' for GPS issues in the assistant.

    You will need to open up the quad and inspect the GPS module for damage to the antenna.
    This is a common occurrence depending on the severity of the crash.

    Are you sure the cable is plugged in correctly (not reversed)?
     
  3. auburnboy

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    I will open it up later. I was hoping that there was something that I needed to re calibrate. I will open it back up and try it all again. Luckily that is something that I can test without having to open and close the unit.
     
  4. ussvertigo

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    I get yellow lights after crash, the gps module has a cracked atenna ( ceramic stlye) waiting on replacement antenna ($4 from china)