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ESC failure, motor wont start

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by andreww906, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. andreww906

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    Hi, have anyone this problem ? The dji pilot app says that there is an esc problem e the motor wont start. Sometimes it works but its very rare. Thanks to all
     
  2. bbfpv

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    If the motor won't start, and the app is telling you there is an esc problem, you need to replace the bad esc. Contact a repair center and/or DJI.
     
  3. andreww906

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    The phantom 3 has a central unit with integrated esc right?
     
  4. bbfpv

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    yep.
     
  5. TonG

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    Not a direct answer but maybe it can help.

    In case of blocking one or more propellers with for example a minicrash a safety feature comes in and you cannot restart the motors.
    You first have to turn off the phantom for a few seconds, turn it on again and then you can restart your motors.
    Maybe that this safety feature plays a role with your ESC.
     
  6. andreww906

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    The problem is permanent, i tried to restart the aircraft but the situation is the same
     
  7. N017RW

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    Part of the reason given for the P3 ESCs being moved onto the main PCB is [status] communication.

    Apparently there is an error and you will not be able to proceed until resolved.
     
  8. Wayne K

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    What is a ESC? My Phantom 3 dropped from the sky and I get the message "ESC status error".. What is ESC?
     
  9. alokbhargava

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    ESC stands for electronic speed controller. We have 4 ESCs in P3 to control 4 motors speeds.