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Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after launch

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by wharfbanger, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. wharfbanger

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    OK,

    Flew into a pine tree at about 160ft altitude. Recovered Phantom at base of pine. Camera/gimbal broke free but appear to have sustained no damage!! I have been flying without the hard plastic drop pins for about 200 flights - this confirms my suspicions about drop pins. Battery was ejected from the Phantom on impact.

    I have now tested her twice since the crash and on both occasions she hovered for perfectly for about 3 seconds after launch, then flips and hits the ground hard, motors still running.

    The Vision Assistant said no IMU calibration required, so I have not bothered to recalibrate.

    I have removed the cover but everything looks normal. Motors spin freely.

    Any suggestions? ESC damage? Compass?
     
  2. clayton4115

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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    looks like your compass could be damaged, may look good from outside but could have suffered internal damage.
     
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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau


    :eek:

    OP should delete his other identicial multiple topics
     
  4. Meta4

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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    The compass only affects 2D flight so it shouldn't cause the Phantom to flip.
    The flight controller would have to be a main suspect???
     
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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    Why so many post on this subject !!
     
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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    +1 - check the NAZA flight controller.

    Check the M1 cable that is plugged into the NAZA if this it installed reverse, it will cause the phantom to flip on take off.
     
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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    Hey man, why so many repetitive post?
     
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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    Holy crap!
     
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  10. wharfbanger

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    Re: Help - Phantom crashed, now crashes every time after lau

    Apologise for this - the post is legit, I was getting a server error every time I hit the submit key so kept trying, then went off to bed (NZ time). I had no idea the message was submitted OK.

    Mark