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Crashed Phantom 4...repair options

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BrokenP4, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. BrokenP4

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    Crashed into a tree in sport mode. Followed all guidelines provided in the manual. Camera has detached (camera itself is intact), and gimbal appears to be damaged. One of the legs on the frame is cracked and bent. That's all the damage that we can see.

    Send to DJI and get an estimated repair cost? What are the other options? Did not have DJI Care :/
     
  2. jason

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    Need you ask!! You can send it in and it will be added to the pile of other broken quads.
    DJI Boneyard.jpg
     
  3. Ramphex

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    Sorry for your loss. DJI will probably be your best bet since P4 is still so new to the market.
     
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  4. Sim597

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    Wow, about the pic I mean!
    Sorry you crashed, ouch, in sport mode no less, sounds like it coulda been worse.
    That pic, that's gotta be a trash pile or something, otherwise, I mean, how would they know what's what? theres gotta be some
    Working parts in there....wish I could know more about that pic
     
  5. jason

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    Enlarge the photo and you will parts on some units. Quad are cheaper by the dozens.
     
  6. PEEFA

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    You are stuffed really as a non Dji repair will invalidate warranty. Dji seems your only choice as its so new.


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  7. Jaime Ray Vaughn

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    Send it in. Mine only took a week to get back. You're going to spend about $300.

    Im interested to know why you stated that you followed all guidelines in the manual?
     
  8. AngelPilot4u

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    The best P4 repair center I found was at www.jogjasky.com but they are a little far from you guys. Even thou its a non registered DJI center, DJI does not warranty aircraft that have crashed, unless it can be demonstrated that it was a hardware default, even that is very hard to do, most of the crashes are pilot induced.
     
  9. FlyByVideoPros

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    We are in Ohio. FlyByVideoPros.com
    Fixing a Phantom 4 that dropped in the lake. Since we carry all the parts, we have fast turnaround.
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  10. xgaul

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    Where at in Ohio


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  11. FlyByVideoPros

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    20 minutes west of Cleveland in N. Ridgeville


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  12. datincan

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    Hey ya, I sent a crashed HD3D gimbal from Ireland to this guy, USDRONEREPAIR, the local repair shops said it was unrepairable, this guy straightened out bent motor shafts and more, and was cheap and quick, Highly recommended...

    also.. he keeps a good Facebook page of whats happening in his repair shop...

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  13. 0DRK3RT

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    Flying on P4 in Sport mode as novice pilot is never a good idea.


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  14. Nickophantom4

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    Where did you send it into again ?