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Phantom 2 Vision: Broken Camera Mount

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Help' started by colojo, May 17, 2014.

  1. colojo

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    My Phantom 2 Vision just arrived and it appears to have a broken camera mount; the camera is dangling loosely from one side (see image). Can this be easily repaired or should I just exchange for a new one? Thanks.

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  2. J Dot

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    It popped off the guide pin!
    It is an easy fix:

    1st:
    Unhook camera from ( anti jello mounts ) the 4 rubber balls
    2nd:
    Unhook BOTH WIRES ( plug on back of camera, and servo plug )
    ( take needle, remove small rubber plug, and tiny Phillips screw, on
    Camera RIGHT side mount, so servo will come out ) little white plug ( screw under plug )
    3rd:
    Locate 4 Phillips screws at top of mount ( remove them & cover )
    4th:
    Carefully remove servo ( camera should come loose from mount )
    5th:
    Pop mount back on PIN SIDE ( first )
    6th:
    Replace servo ( lining it up with other side of mount )
    Replace screw and small rubber plug!
    7th:
    Replace cover plate and 4 screws
    8th:
    Plug BOTH PLUGS BACK IN
    9th:
    Clip servo plug onto clips top of cover plate
    10th:
    Reinstall mount to 4 anti jello balls!

    Go fly!
     
  3. colojo

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    Thanks, Jerry. Turns out the black guide pin was broken off and inside the camera mount, so I disassembled everything, retrieved the pin, super-glued it back on, reassembled everything, and I'm good to go. Off to the park to fly!