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P3 advanced Lost in River Need Help info

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by angeryhornet, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. angeryhornet

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    So I was filming flight down a river and under a bridge.. Lost signal under bridge and looks like drone when up to fly back home hit bridge and then splat into river. My question is I had a brand new P3 Advanced can I buy just a standard drone and use the advanced remote and get all the features. Or do I have to get another advanced to work with the advanced remote?
     
  2. Meta4

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    The controllers aren't compatible, one uses Lightbridge and the other uses wifi.
     
  3. angeryhornet

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    so i have to buy another advanced your saying
     
  4. LamboH

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    Yep either thru eBay or a repair shop like @uavrepairshop aka @hunch
     
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    Or sale the controller and accessories in eBay or Craigslist then by a brand new advance with remote or explain to Dji ur situation they sometimes offer 30% off on a new bird just the bird
     
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    You can buy just the Phantom itself (no RC, accessories, etc.) from DJI, but it'll only be about $40 cheaper than buying a complete Phantom. You'd be better off by buying a new Phantom and selling whatever is left of yours on eBay or here in the classifieds section.
     
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