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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by eaglescout, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. eaglescout

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    I purchased a used phantom 2 plus from B+H. Good price with a great warranty "$749.00". I unboxed it and the battery had 2 bars. Great I charged it till the LED's went out. Took off the gimbal guard inserted the battery and pressed the power button, The led lit up for about 4-5 seconds and then the battery cut off. The phantom does not power up any suggestions other than sending it back?
     
  2. dbfletcher

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    Press and release the power button and then immediately press and hold... it should powerup.
     
  3. eaglescout

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    Actually that did work yeah! now to hook it up and see what the phantom is set to before I attempt to fly it! Alot differant then my FC40!
     
  4. dbfletcher

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    Describe what happens when you do that please.
     
  5. msinger

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    eaglescout, what you're describing sounds like what happens when you press the battery button once and release it. It lights up for 4-5 seconds to show you the status of the battery.

    Try this:
    - Press and hold the battery button for one second.
    - Release the battery button completely and quickly press it again and hold it for two seconds.
    - Release it.