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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by riverphantom3, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. riverphantom3

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    I recently crashed my phantom 3 standard and knocked the camera out of alignment, today I will fix that but now I can't even go 1/4 of what I could before the crash... Today I couldn't even go 300 feet out and two days ago I wen't 1,200 same location, similar conditions, but different propellers and I switched form anti drop pins to zip ties. I don't know what the problem is and I'm becoming considered because I recently bought an antenna mod and do not want to void the warranty if I broke the phantom. I am losing RC then Video. Any suggestions, ideas of what is wrong or how I can fix it would be greatly appreciated.
     

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    Do you have pics of your PS3 you can post? Maybe the antenna on the drone itself got damaged when it crashed.
     
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    Where is the antenna located on the drone and I'll take pictures
     
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    On hold with DJI support...
     
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    So what DJI has to say?
     
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    That it is broke and I need to send it to them for repairs
     
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    They'll cover the repair or do you have to pay for it?
     
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    The warranty doesn't cover crashed all it covers is if the firmware fry's then that is covered. So I will have to pick up the tab
     
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    That sucks. So it looks like they think your WiFi transmitter is fry? Better them fix it I guess. Then hook up your new antenna.

    Another thing that goes well with the ITE panel is the dipole antenna mod on bird side.
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    Gonna send it in before I mod it I bought the ITELITE DBS ANTENNA FOR STANDARD and it's been shipped
     
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    I bought a mod to go 5 miles so I'm good but thanks! ITE-DBS01 STANDARD for Phantom 3 Standard
     
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    The delete button
     
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    hello all I'm new to the drone scene and have purchased a p3s. i flew it on the maiden flight in beginner mode then turned it off.. i took it to 100m once then it would not go over 50m then itwould return home

    cheers Craig