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Flashing Red Lights -- Wont Initiate Startup

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Brian891, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. Brian891

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    Hey guys, so my DJI Phantom 2 (non vision) w/ Gimbal , and FPV, started doing something strange that is rendering it useless to me at the moment. I went to start up the other day and realized I am getting quick flashing light bursts from the front 2 lights, and the drone will not search for GPS or start up. Im a bit confused and need a little guidance hahah. Yes all the batteries are charged fully!

    New to the drone world, only have had this 3 weeks and bought it used so im not to sure where to start! Any help would be seriously appreciated, thanks!
     
  2. Brian891

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    Like I said, new to the Phantom and drone world so no, i didnt know that. And I cant connect the drone to my PC it doesnt read it for some reason.
     
  3. Brian891

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    I think your keyboard is broken, you keep typing haha in parenthesis ... anyway, im not an idiot, I downloaded the proper driver prior to installing the assistant software. Unless there is some driver info that I should know about that isnt listed here:

    http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-2/download

    because thats where I downloaded the driver and the software from
     
  4. Mako79

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    Could be a few things... maybe:
    Your GPS is faulty or not plugged in firmly.
    Needs an IMU calibration after a heavy bump.
    Compass may be influenced from magnetic surroundings - rebar in the ground or it simply needs a compass dance.
    Or just simply that you are a no fly zone.
     
  5. badbrad97

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    Also.
    Remove the battery pack completely and put it back in.
    Try a compass calibration.
     
  6. TheFaultCraft

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    I'm about as new to this as you, but from what i know, calibrate your compass, and make sure the actual compass (attached to landing gear) isn't damaged.