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P3P - DJI repairs are complete!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by mikesher, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. mikesher

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    Sent in my P3P for repairs to the DJI US office in June, just received notice that the repairs are complete. Crashed into a tree, broke the camera off the gimbal.. $192 is less than I expected.. :)

    June 9 - DJI check-in confirmed
    July 20 - DJI invoice received (below)
    E. T. (DJI Technology )
    Jul 20, 09:35
    Dear Mike,
    Please review the attached invoice with the due amount of (192.00). You are being invoiced for the following:
    Phantom 3 adv/pro bottom cover modules: $8.00
    Phantom 3 adv/pro top cover module: $5.00
    CW motor: $29.00
    Phantom 3 adv/pro Roll-Axis modules: $38.00
    Ribbon cable: $14.00
    1.5 hrs of repair time at $65 per hour: $98.00
    Total: $192.00
     
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  2. timmer

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    $65 an hour for labor.

    Must. Get. This. Job.

    Nice price though, congrats!
     
  3. skyhighdiver

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    As a electrical contractor I wouldn't get out of my van for $65.00 hr;):cool:
    For the tech work they are doing its more than fair
     
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  4. YolevonALLin

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    Pretty sure that's covering overhead, etc. Also, if the repairs were done in China, 65 bucks is probably the annual salary of the repair person.

    Sent from my SM-G920V using Tapatalk
     
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    Cheaper than what I would have expected if it were my P3P. Glad it didn't cost you too much!
     
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    (Some are saying they thought it would be more...if I were DJI reading this I'd up the hourly rate)
    Which leads me to believe DIY repairs (if capable) could save you a fortune and time too
     
  7. bobmyers

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    Well DJI does read these posts and now they are raising the hourly rate. No more bargains guys and gals.:mad::mad::mad::mad::confused::confused::confused:
     
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  8. mikesher

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    I think the hourly rate is fair.. For me the savings came with replacing only the needed part for the Gimbal (Roll axis module @$38), instead of the entire gimbal assembly (~$500).
     
  9. TnHwyman

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    Mike thank you for the thorough report, I now have a much better feeling of what my P3P invoice will look like and the turn around time frame as well.