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My Phantom 2 won't connect to computer

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by spudgun, May 31, 2014.

  1. spudgun

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    My new phantom won't connect to my laptop so I can't use it in assistant.I've tried uninstalling assistant and tried different cables to no avail.anyone out there know a problem to fix this or is my phantom faulty?
     
  2. landonkk

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    Did you download the driver?
     
  3. madsonp

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    Are you turning the Phantom on when connected ?
     
  4. spudgun

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    yes I have turned it on.I thought you just had to install assistant and control software.where do I find the drivers and install them?My machine didn't actually come with a usb cable so I had to use another one.It was weird, cause there was one for the controller??
     
  5. WessexWyvern

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    The drivers are on the same page you downloaded the assistant from.
     
  6. KG4MXV

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    You should only need one cable.
    you don't have to have a cable connected to both the craft and the controller.

    You only need to connect to the craft.
     
  7. spudgun

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    actually the one cable I got fits into controller but not p2?
     
  8. spudgun

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    Got it sorted, cheers guys.It was the driver, didn't install it did I..doh.I still have the issue of it flying the wrong way round though.Back is foward, foward is back???the green lights that are meant to be at the front are at the rear???
     
  9. WessexWyvern

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    The green lights are meant to be at the rear. (With the pc connection port at the front/battery at the back).
     
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    With all due respects mate you need to just read the manual. Once you've done that, then you may find all your problems gone.

    remember,

    red lights at the front, green lights at the back if it still flies backwards you've probably selected mode 1 on your controller. If you're not sure what that is then read the manual.

    Bmews
     
  11. BigBadFun

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    Please post your first crash video here :lol: