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Gray Screen Hero 4 Fat shark

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by chbeckdb9, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. chbeckdb9

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    Hey,
    I have a phantom 2 with hero 4, zenmuse H3-3D, and fat shark FPv goggle setup. The system has been working quite well until the last few days, and the FPV only shows a gray screen. I thought it might be the wire going from the Phantom 2 board to the immersionRC transmitter, and replaced it, however this was not the case. I have attached the small camera that came with the fat shark into the Immersion RC transmitter and it worked fine, I have also checked the firmware updates etc. I am a bit stumped at what might be causing this issue. I don't think it is the transmitter or a goggle issue, or the smaller camera would not have worked fine.
    Any suggestions?
    Thanks
     
  2. dptcalvin

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    Did you update your GoPro to the newest firmware? If so, check to see if it reset your NTSC/PAL setting and make sure your GoPro and Monitor are on the same setting.
     
  3. bschaub

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    Replace the ribbon cable to the GP. Buy three of them.
     
  4. chbeckdb9

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    Thanks for the quick replies. I have checked the firmware and the NTSC/PAL, this does not seem to be the problem. There is a tiny tear in the ribbon cable going into the gopro. I find it a little odd that when I apply differing pressure to the tear, there is no change in the picture or static occurring etc. While likely this could be the problem it makes me a little suspicious.
    Is it common for these to rip etc? Where do you prefer to purchase them ?
    Thanks again!
     
  5. dptcalvin

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    It's extremely common for these to tear. If II bought your gimbal new, then it came with a spare. It came with a spare because DJI knew how fragile they are. If you can't find your spare, they're readily available online for about $4.