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GPS Issues / Troubleshooting

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by CoppellDarryl, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. CoppellDarryl

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    I wanted to paint my Phantom 2. So I carefully took it apart and put it back together. During the process, I had to unhook three components. The two components on the skid legs, ( I believe one is compass related and the other is a buss component) and i had to unplug the connection from the component in the top of the phantom that plugs into the main board. I believe the component in the top is the GPS sensor? Anyway I unplugged that unit from the main board at the main board.

    After I put it all back together, I did the compass reorientation rotation and that worked find, but I can't get the Phantom 2 to find enough satelites to enter the GPS mode. All it does is blink the slow yellow LED's. Is there any initialization process I need to do to the GPS system or is there something else I may have missed?
     
  2. LandYachtMedia

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    Slow yellow blinking indicates you are in ATTI mode or possibly the transmitter is off.

    Do you have your Phantom in Phantom or Naza mode?
     
  3. CoppellDarryl

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    Thank you for your reply.

    Transmitter was on. And it must have been communicating with it because I had to toggle the S1 switch to calibrate the compass and that worked. I left the S1 switch all the way up afterwards which is supposed to be the GPS mode. I have not tried to 'update' the software. I may try that later tonight.

    Any other suggestions?

    It is in Phantom mode.
     
  4. CoppellDarryl

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    Problem solved! One set of wires was plugged in incorrectly. All is ok now!