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GPS screwed up

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by darwin-t, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. darwin-t

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    I installed a gimbal today. I used the spare wires for power. When I powered up, the gimbal didn't work at all. But that isn't my big problem.

    Now when I power the FC40 up, I get

    Red Green Yellow Red Green Yellow Green Green Green Green and then slow Yellows

    The manual shows 3 sets of Red Green Yellow, not two.

    I can't get it to go into compass calibration mode and it will not connect to the computer using the Assistant program.

    It takes off and lands, but no GPS, of course.

    What is wrong with it? I am guessing the NAZA module. If that IS bad, where could I find one to replace it with?

    Thanks.
     
  2. OI Photography

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    Sounds to me more like an issue with the GPS/compass than the NAZA itself. Did you disconnect either of them when installing the gimbal?
     
  3. darwin-t

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    I unplugged the GPS board connector and the compass connector to remove the top , but have checked and double checked to make sure they are plugged in correctly.
     
  4. darwin-t

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    I checked again and one of the wires on the compass connector came out of the connector. I put it back in and IT'S WORKING NOW!!!!!

    Phew. That was a close one.

    Now you look at the gimbal and see why it isn't working.

    THANKS.