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P4 Compass issue

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by Troyr, Sep 13, 2016.

  1. Troyr

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    Sadly I had an unfortunate mishap with my P4 - crash landed in a pool :(

    The good news is that I was able to retrieve it quite quickly and after taking the gimble off, blowing all the water out, and sticking it in a big bag of rice for a few days it is mostly back in business!!

    I am able to connect to it, fly it, and even the gimble and camera appear to be working, but I get an error about the compass needing attention. The glaring message on my tablet is to recalibrate the compass, but when I go into the calibration it actually indicates that compass 1 is disconnected.

    I assume that either that compass has failed, or maybe gotten disconnected when I was disassembling the drone, although I don't know where that is inside the body...

    Has anyone experienced this, or know how to check or replace compass 1?

    Thanks
     
  2. Troyr

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    Anyone have any thoughts on this? I would hate to have to send the P4 back for service if this is something I could do myself. Not afraid to open the drone, I already did that to dry it all out, but shipping it to DJI likely means a month for the service :(
     
  3. Bckmstr

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    Well sadly today after 120 trouble free flights I traveled to a new location and when I turned my bird on few error messages and after speaking with dji agent they determined I need to send my bird in for issues inside the bird with the gps something or other. Very depressed about whole situation that I traveled far to enjoy with family only to be grounded on vacation
     
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