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No GPS Telemetry

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by turbopbw, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. turbopbw

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    All,
    I have a Phantom 2 vision, after a rather rough crash I no longer see GPS satellite count in the vision app. I can see all other telemetry information in the app and control the camera, etc.

    I replaced the cable to the camera with a good one that I tested. The mainboard doesn't appear to have any visible issues. When I hookup my vision camera and cable to my other Phantom 2 (non-vision) I can see GPS satellite count, I believe this proves the camera and cable are working.

    Is there anything cable I need to check or should I just replace the mainboard?

    Thanks for any suggestions, have a great day.
    Paul
     
  2. CityZen

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    Does the Phantom itself see GPS fine? Shows that it gets enough satellites, flies in GPS mode fine, shows GPS position in Phantom Assistant?
     
  3. turbopbw

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    Cityzen,
    Yes, the Phantom has enough GPS sign to fly in GPS mode.

    Last night I took the GPS module out and it has the typical crack after a rough landing. I assume this is the problem since the Vision app will only show Satellite if it has six or more.
     
  4. N017RW

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    If you mean the patch antenna on the top of the module being cracked as 'typica'l than yes you will have GPS reception(s) problem.
     
  5. Drone6

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    I lost all flight telemetry once it started with the satellite count. After spending time on all all the questions and answers and battling the so called DJI customer service I just replaced the Main board and all was right. Save yourself the trouble and just get it done. The board coming out looked to be without damage.
     
  6. turbopbw

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    I was thinking about replacing the main circuit board but after installing the GPS module from my phantom 2 non vision I received GPS telemetry!

    Guess I lucked out!
     
  7. Drone6

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    Nice job!