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Professional Help needed, looking to buy

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by mikemike180, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. mikemike180

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    Hi guys

    Looking to buy a P3P, seller is selling cheap but says after a light crash, the drone is reporting ESC error, anyone know what this could be and if it's worth taking a punt, trying to fix it or getting it fixed

    Thanks guys
    Mike
     
  2. flpholt

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    don't buy it sounds like to many problems
     
  3. mikemike180

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    Not even if I can get it for around £100?
     
  4. redredrn007

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    A mother board costs 850USD to repair.... just saying ..
     
  5. MasterBlaster

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    $850?
    You can get the main board which has the esc's built into it for $149-$300.
    You can then do the install yourself if you are comfortable and can solder. A bad motor would cause this error as well. A motor runs $18. I know I would go for it knowing gong in that there could be other hidden issues.
    I like to gamble though :)
    Do you have any pics?
    JMO


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  6. Wvphantompilot

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    I would be skeptical about this. Not saying it's a bad idea just need to weigh some options. Let us know how it works out.


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  7. redredrn007

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    Installed... all that soldering which I can't do. The board cost me 389.$ I am at the mercy of the techs.
     
  8. mikemike180

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    Ok thanks guys, think I'll take the gamble, I'm a subsea electrical tech and soldering is my job, been doing it for 10+ years and the oil and gas industry standard is extremely high, so the soldering is a doddle
     
  9. MasterBlaster

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    I've replaced a motor on mine and the soldering was no big deal. Make sure you come back after you get it and show us some pics.
    The members of this forum are a great asset and will help you through your rebuild.
    Looking forward to it.
    Good luck!


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  10. mikemike180

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    Ok thanks guys! 6 days left on the auction so I'll see what happens
     
  11. mikemike180

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    Not to worry no anyway guys, the auction has went over £200 so I'm out, still some good info though, thanks