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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by cstor12, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. cstor12

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    I calibrated the remote and drone multiple times and it continues to say that I can't fly due to the lack of gps signal. I have tried switching modes but the motors just won't turn on
     
  2. msinger

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    Did this happen right out of the box? Or, is there more to this story?
     
  3. cstor12

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    my friend doesn't use it anymore so he gave it to me and he said he's had problems with the gps signal before and that's all there is to it
     
  4. msinger

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    Perhaps the GPS antenna is cracked and/or it's disconnected. We're only going to be able to take stabs at this since there is no back story.
     
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    What message do you exactly get if you try to fly with switch on A mode?
     
  6. cstor12

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    what do I need to do if this is the case?
     
  7. msinger

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    Replace the GPS antenna and/or reconnect it.
     
  8. cstor12

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    it says warning gps not connected
     
  9. cstor12

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    what do I need to do to reconnect it
     
  10. msinger

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    You'll need to first diagnose the problem. Like I said, I'm simply taking an educated guess here. If you're not sure what you're doing, it might be best to send it to a repair shop.
     
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    How long has your friend had it? it may still be under warr. from DJI.
     
  12. cstor12

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    a few months, however someone else bought it for him and we don't have any of the warranty information
     
  13. phxbird57

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    Next question is how handle are you. If not do like Msinger said find a good hobby shop that can work on them. Msinger might be able to help locate one in your area.