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Disappointment Avoided

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by Propking, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. Propking

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    Last night I put my FC40 on the computer to check the battery voltage. I seen a video showing how to correct the voltage reading on the phantom. Come to find out it was reading low so I adjusted it. I decided to take her for a spin this evening to see if I got better flight time after the adjustment. Got everything set, ok let's take off....not so fast. When I gave it power it got a few inches off the ground and started oscillating badly then tipped to the ground. I tried it again same thing. Something is fubar here so I'll check the forum for answers. Nothing there so off to YouTube. Got my answer. What I didn't mention that while I was on the computer with her I checked th engines. Not realizing I had switched the motor configure off quad rotor X to quad rotor I. Once I switched it back she flies beautifully. Heart attack averted.
     
  2. J.James

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    ya That would make it fly like crap.

    Tho after you got that straight again. did your flight time on the battery do any better before hitting the battery warning levels?
     
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    I got an average of 3 minutes extra flight time
     
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    Link to video for checking voltage please?
     
  5. Propking

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