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  1. volace

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    8 minutes flight , then after landing I smelled the familiar ozone gas smell from my phantom 4
    No smell of electric burn or smoke
    And the motors are cold,
    Maximum smell concentration comes from under surface fenestrated compartment shown in picture.
    Just to let you know no crash or harsh landed on my bird and I flew it like 10 times total .

    I understand that this can mean an electric arc or circuit shortage, unless it is normal part of operation , has anyone smelled his phantom after flight ?
    Please let me know [​IMG]u


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  2. Air Ontario

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    Could it be just the circuit boards burning in?
     
  3. dewster

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    It smells good. :)


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  4. volace

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    I made another short flight and the bird behaves normal but still has strong ozone smell !


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  5. LuvMyTJ

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    It has a secret ozone generator, thats why the flight times are less than expected. On the upside you are spreading fresh ozone everywhere you fly! :D

    I imagine it is just the newness of it. Try again in a week and let us know if your P4 still stinks. :)
     
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  6. volace

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    I wish I can upload the aroma in this forum , but it is unmistaken smell of O3 . And the smell is coming from the phantom not my socks !!


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  7. Air Ontario

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    You ain't cold cookin' meth nearby are ya?
     
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    Sounds like you may have some arcing going on - maybe in one of the motors? I can't think where else in the circuits the field strengths might be high enough.
     
  9. volace

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    Should I call continue flying it or I should contact DJI ? I guess I am the only one who has this phenomenon in P4


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  10. dewster

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    It may burn off after awhile. See if the smell is coming from the battery. New electronics often smell like that.


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    My phantom always gets offended when i smell her after we fly!
     
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    Kinda knowing how you fly ya ought to at least give er a kiss db
     
  13. Wurzel

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    You collided with a chentrail
     
  14. volace

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    My ozone smell phantom4 set a record today flying 21 minutes , I could push to 25 but I was curious how she smells after this flight , and as I expected fresh ozone generator mashing .


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    [​IMG]


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    Do you smell your food before you eat it too? Just joking mate.