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Help! 3 red blinks, brand new never flown

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by agarnier, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. agarnier

    Dec 20, 2013
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    I just got my DJI Phantom, I set everything up and I cannot get to fly it.

    I tried calibrating it the normal way and also connecting it to the computer and with the magnet until I got the x,y,z and mod in normal ranges.

    However, the LED blinks in GPS mode, one green and three red
    in AttI mode, one yellow and three red
    in bottom att mode, three red blinks

    Calibration does not work and if I switch in the control to AttI it doesn't fly either. I am new to the phantom and have never flown one or seen one until now.

    How can I get to fly my phantom? Never flown it and I am very frustrated... why is this happening?
  2. Noël

    Noël Guest

    With my Phantom Vision (in NAZA mode) this means that it does not have enough satellites to lock on.

    1 green and 3 red = less than 5 GPS satellites
    1 green and 2 red = 5 GPS satellites
    1 green and 1 red = 6 GPS satellites

    it's all explained in the Phantom Vision's User Manual!
    DJI must have missed this in the Phantom's User Manual.
  3. OI Photography

    Sep 23, 2013
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    Clarksville, TN
    Those lights are normal for each of the flight modes, as Noel described. They just indicate which mode you're in, and in this case they show you don't have very many satellites locked by the GPS.

    The Phantom should still fly even without sat lock, are the motors not starting at all for you? Did you do the CSC arming procedure?
  4. 750r

    Nov 27, 2013
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    Pa, USA
    Do you have the right direction props on the right motors ?