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Motors wouldn't start

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Losiu37, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. Losiu37

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    Help!!! i bought phantom Vision+ Just yesterday , It's calibrated and updated and worked on the first Day. On the Second day It was ready to fly but the motors wouldn't start. even i pull both sticks to the bottom corners
     
  2. denofr

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    No worries, this happens, just re-do the advanced calibration.
     
  3. TeeJayN

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    Did you do/check the stick calibration in both the Phantom RC Assistant Software and the Phantom 2 Vision+ Assistant Software? The sticks must be correctly calibrated/centered or you won't be able to start the motors. Calibrate with the RC Assistant first.
     
  4. Losiu37

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    I did the advanced calibration and calibrate with the rc assistant still nothing
     
  5. TeeJayN

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    Just to be clear, there is a STICK calibration in the Phantom RC Assistant Software and there is a STICK calibration in the Phantom 2 Vision+ Assistant Software. Did you do both STICK calibrations with the RC Assistant Software done first?
     
  6. Losiu37

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    Yes I did and still nothing
     
  7. cahutch

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    No error messages on the app screen? No abnormal indicator lights?
    You aren't close to an airport are you?

    Move the sticks around while connected to the Vision assistant app. Do you get full deflection from 1000 to -1000?
    Can you get it to start there? with the props removed of course.
     
  8. Losiu37

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    There is no error messages indicator lights blinking Orange ready to fly with no GPS , i'm far away from airport Controler calibrations perfect
     
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    I ran into this and while doing the stick calibration you must also flip S1 and S2 all the way up and down, that should complete the process, dont forget to put them all the way back up!
     
  10. Losiu37

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    That was done :(
     
  11. maxum

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    what color is the light on the transmitter? if its yellow, calibration isnt completed
     
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    You have checked the obvious - batteries in your remote?

    Failing that, I wonder if somehow your remote and the drone have become unbound? Follow these steps:

    1) Turn off everything (drone, controller, cell, wifi)
    2) Turn ON the drone ONLY
    3) Flip it over and look for a blinking red light on the bottom - it's also a recessed button.
    4) Depress the button/light with a skinny tool (Pen/Pencil/small screw driver)and it should turn orange/yellow
    5) Turn ON your remote - the light on the drone should go out.

    Now turn your drone back upright, move to a safe location and move both your joysticks simultaneously towards the bottom middle "corner" of their range. Hopefully the motors will start up.
     
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    Just to clarify. Are you in GPS mode?
    Because ready to fly would be green and red flashes or in Atti mode would be Yellow and possibly red. Not Orange.
     
  14. Losiu37

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    Rbhamilton I did exactly what you say and still nothing :(
     
  15. Losiu37

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    I'm inside so flashing yellow ready to fly with no GPS
     
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    Stab in the dark...

    Did you plug the phantom assist on day 2 after the first successful flight?

    You could be in Mode 1 for the RC.
    If you are try: CSC mode 1
    Hold Left stick down+left
    And Right stick down+right.

    If this is the problem, you need to change it back to mode 2 in the phantom assist..
     
  17. Losiu37

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    I have mode 2
     
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    Since you haven't much to lose at this point, force it to reflash the Phantom's firmware from within the Assistant.
     
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    I did and still nothing :(
     
  20. Losiu37

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    I'm going to bring back dron tomorrow to the shop we will see what they say