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Crash...

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Buzz, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. Buzz

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    Man I was hoping my first post up here would be more fun..hehe.
    Had a crash and now am getting an MC Data Error and the DJI pilot app is telling me the aircraft can't determine it's altitude...
    Anyone know the next step to getting back in the air with this baby?
    Any tips most appreciated...
    Thanks!
    Dave
     
  2. JKDSensei

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    Which bird? 2, or 3 ?
    The standard suggestion is try an advanced IMU calibration

    Hey, and didn't you get the memo?
    Tho shalt not crash o_O
     
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  3. Holt

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    Any more intel on how you managed to crash? Details could help other pilots here avoid a similar situation.
     
  4. Buzz

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    Not sure how it crashed...seems like it just stopped responding to controls...perhaps I went too close to a big metal baseball backstop.
    It's a Phantom 3...just did the IMU and gimble calibrations and updated the firmware on the controller and the drone. Going to try and get it in the air tonight...
    If it still does not work...what do you guys think the next step might be....
    It was a mighty fun 10 min...would like to fly more. :)
     
  5. Dirby

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    probably have to return it to DJI for repairs.
     
  6. ianwood

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    Moved to the P3 section.
     
  7. Dronebow

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    If it were me and "it just stopped responding to the controls", I'd go back to DJI and let them vet out what happened. If it's their problem then they should fix it.
     
  8. Buzz

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    Well i guess I will send it back to them and ask them to fix it. Perhaps they will charge me perhaps not. Anyone had any experience in returning a drone for repairs after a crash? Any tips in that regard? I don't even want to think about how long this is going to take. :-(
     
  9. 30secs

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    More detail would help. If you believe it is probably user error fix it locally. If you're sure it's not send to DJI.