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  1. Drone on!

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    I landed in Water!
    I was flying very over a very low stream, battery and signal were fine I was only about 5 meters away, when It just went lower and shut off. I am wondering if it registered the ground and not the water so it thought it was on the ground.
    The battery didn't get wet just the gimble and sensors etc.

    Can I open it to dry it it will it dry if I just leave for a day, or if I start to fly with droplets inside it will do more damage?

    Any ideas?


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  2. Ilex

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    Personally I would open it, carefully try to remove excess water and leave to dry (maybe several days) before inserting the battery and trying to fire-up.
     
  3. Drone on!

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    Tried to open it, I took nuts out but it wasn't opening so easy and didn't want to force it.


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  4. Drone on!

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    [​IMG]
    Not how I want to see my drone after 1 week. Hopefully it will dry out


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  5. Ilex

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    Good luck!
     
  6. Erised

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    Place it in a sealed bag with lots of uncooked rice (at least 4 cups) in the bottom of the bag, do not cover the parts with the rice. The rice will absorb the humidity, it will take several days to a week. If silt got in the finner parts rinsing with distiled water will help.
     
  7. Drone on!

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    No rice no cat litter just good old fashion air dry. ITS WORKS...yyeeaahhhh

    Left for 2 days put back together tested and all ok.


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  8. Ilex

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    Congrats!

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