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MY PHANTOM IS BEING SHIPPED!!!!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Eltrochaphantom, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Eltrochaphantom

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    so my phantom is being shipped it will get here in a couple of days and i wanted a heads up on a step by step or instructions on what to do first like best to fly first without anything then update firmware all that sort of stuff...

    Also since i will be taking my phantom to my home country shall i just put the battery quick check on motors turn off and do as u say?

    THANKS IN ADVANCE.

    cheers
     
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  3. Eltrochaphantom

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    Great mate.

    Thank you very much
     
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    Welcome Eltrochaphantom!

    My Phantom 2 just arrived today, and I've flown it a grand total of three times. As mendezl mentioned: read, read, read! Then read some more. Watch as many YouTube videos as you can. I found this YouTube series to be INCREDIBLY helpful: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... pCEpA-8gDr

    Here's some tips I have figured out really fast:
    - If you think the indicator light is blinking slow, it's blinking slow. You'll know when it's blinking fast.
    - Return to Home is AWESOME, but not super accurate. Use it to get back to your general area, then take back over to safely land.
    - Switch the controller mode to Failsafe with the computer program. It makes it easier to flip between GPS and Failsafe mode.
    - On that note, don't forget to update your firmware!

    Have a blast, remember to always fly safe, and never stop learning!
     
  5. Eltrochaphantom

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    Thanks for the info btw the link doesn't work so it would be great if you could post another one

    Cheers
     
  6. Eltrochaphantom

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    Yes now it worked. I had already seen them. Trust me i have seen A LOT
     
  7. IflyinWY

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    Which Phantom did you buy?

    Where are you?

    Will you post video of your first flight so we can be:
    impressed, :shock:
    amused, :lol:
    sad with you? :cry:


    Welcome to the party, enjoy. :D
     
  8. Eltrochaphantom

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    I BOUGHT THE PHANTOM 2 V2.0 (I'm afraid due to the ESC failures) with

    the h33d gimbal, a plug n play cable, FS 250MW TX, BP 7CH, IOSDMINI. And few other stuff I can't remember.

    I'm in South America in a little country called Uruguay (tell me if u know it or ever been here)


    I will show my first video. When I have read manuals enough
     
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    Remember the "Off" switch on the controller is your bestest friend forever, the only thing it misses is a sign saying these words.

    If there were a ten commandments for our flying things it would be the third.
     
  10. IflyinWY

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    Very cool Eltrochaphantom.

    Uruguay is a beautiful country. I wish I were there this time of year.

    Looking forward to seeing the video.

    Tie a string to your bird if you're afraid of it flying off. Prop guards are worth their weight it gold, in my opinion.
     
  11. PhantomFanatic

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    Welcome! I've been to Bonaire, but not your country, but I've definately heard of It! Enjoy it when it Arrives!
     
  12. Eltrochaphantom

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    You mean Buenos Aires, that is next to us.
     
  13. Eltrochaphantom

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    Yeah here we are in summer so it is really hot we hit 34 C every single day.

    Summers to hot winters to cold
     
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    That anti RFI cable u just snug it in?
     
  16. newdayoutdoors

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    New guy here as well. My Phantom 2 V2.0 with H-3D gimbal just arrived yesterday. I picked mine up off of Amazon and it came with a second battery for free for $939.00, I see the seller has since raised the price to $999.00. So I think I got a great deal. I went with the 2 V2.0 because I already own several GoPro 3+ cameras and am comfortable in how their video performs.

    I'm excited to get this thing in the air but am crossing all t's and dotting all i's first. I have been flying a Hubsan x4 H107L for a few months now and have become pretty good at racing through the confines of a house and also flying outside, so I'm sure flying the DJI will be a short learning curve (at least in terms of basic flight).

    I've updated all the firmware and calibrated the sticks. Just reading and reading and watching youtube stuff. In a day or two I plan on making my maiden voyage with out the gimbal attached. I think I will wait until I have several flights under my belt before I strap the gimbal and gopro on the belly of the thing.

    Exciting stuff! :cool:
     
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    Oh... I've heard of your Country - have never been there... have heard it's beautiful. It does come up a LOT of trivia crack as a question :)