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NO GPS SATELLITES AFTER CRASH HELP

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by beachvision, May 20, 2014.

  1. beachvision

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    OK so my PV2 was lucky enough to somewhat survive being run over by an suv in the the middle of the woods
    Damage: -legs buckled
    =camera module broke off
    -props chipped
    What I replaced: -Bought a new camera module and connector cable
    - two new legs(made sure compass ribbon intact)
    - installed new props
    Inside the PV2 all looked good
    What Ive done: -paired camera to wifi extender-camera works great!
    -performed compass calibration-all went well
    -located myself on "find my phantom" part of app- ALMOST EXACT LOCATION
    What I can't do: No Satellite lock-stood there for 20 min. NOT ONE. Just blinks yellow
    How can I use find my Phantom and not have any satellites???
    Suggestions?
     
  2. maakx

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    Did you open to see if GPS wire still connected inside ?
     
  3. beachvision

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    which wire is specific to the gps unit?
    wouldn't it stand to reason that find my phantom wouldn't work if gps unit were disconnected
     
  4. Geoelectro

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    The GPS unit is located under the top half of the shell. It has a cable going to the main controller board and a cable going down to the compass. I would open it up and check those connections.

    Geo
     
  5. beachvision

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    I saw that cable go up into the lid but behind the grey shielding tape. I was going to replace that cable but didn't know proper way to remove that grey shielding tape
     
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    Not sure I saw it in your post. Did you calibrate the IMU after you put in the new parts ?

    Also, was there any damage to the top of the shell IE the GPS antenna ?
    Sounds like a bad antenna.