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Maiden flight - Green lights, but PV wont fire up?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Sledge, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. Sledge

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    I went to do my maiden flight and everything was good, calibrated compass, got green flashing lights......but the PV wouldn't fire up when both sticks were brought down and together.

    PV sat there flashing green. Any ideas?
     
  2. Sledge

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    Do you mean on the PV LEDs? I think it stayed green the entire time.
     
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    That stinks! I will try the recal on the tx and rx and see how that goes.
     
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    Was your P2V on level ground? The reason I am asking is because this specific issue happened to me once, but my P2V was on the grass (uneven ground). Hasn't happened since I've been taking off on pavement.
     
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    was on even ground - yes
     
  6. rbarghini

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    Did you have the updated firmware V1.05 installed on your P2V prior to the instance occuring?
     
  7. Sledge

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    Yes - all firmware was updated just prior to flying.
     
  8. rbarghini

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    Bummer. Did it work after you power-cycled your P2V or has it been a vegetable ever since?
     
  9. Sledge

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    recalibrated the tx and now it works......had an AWESOME first flight.....will post some of it soon
     
  10. Sledge

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    Re-calibrated the Tx and it worked!!!!

    Had an awesome first flight......took some video, which really is affected by my jerky inputs.....but at least I didnt crash it.

    Pretty windy day here in chicagoland and the GPS mode worked awesome!!!!!!

    Didn't do a POV flying.....too scary at this point, but will try it next time. I will post the videos soon.

    Thanks for all your help!
     
  11. Sledge

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    Our maiden flight of the Phantom Vision......complete success.....really nice to fly!!!!.....went up to about 200 ft a couple times.

    Now dethawing our fingers......is freakin cold out there today. The video was shot at the slower shutter speed and my inputs were a little jerky.....so youll see the video is a bit jerky too.

    I am assuming the video settings are defaulted to the lowest quality shutter speed...Ill have to check

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrvjukLi ... nzEKJhmJ8Q

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3Sf_MK0 ... 8Q&index=2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h31bq2KL ... 8Q&index=1