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Phantom 2 vision + camera crash

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Inxs, May 26, 2014.

  1. Inxs

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    Hi all.
    I have crashed my new phantom 2 vision + and the camera has took the brunt of the crash.
    The main problem is the electrical ribbon has snapped, as shown in the photos.
    Can anyone please help or advise please.
    Thanks in advance
    Kind regards Paul
     

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  2. rgc2005

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  3. phantomguy

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    Unfortunately this is extremely common with the +. It's simply a design that is no where as forgiving as the non +, and it is proving extremely challenging to obtain parts and expensive to repair.
     
  4. douglasjre

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    Who is good for fixing these things?
     
  5. rgc2005

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    On eBay I found someone with a supply of vision + replacement cameras for $998.
    Considering the damage to my airframe, time, frustration and eventual 3rd party labor costs I have a box of spare parts.
    It is going to be as and almost as fast to just buy a whole new P2+.
    Lesson Learned, I found a pre-flight checklist on this forum that I a print off, laminating and taping over my next one's Battery Box.
     
  6. kjopc

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    Whenever I think about taking mine out for a flight these days, I wonder if this is the time that wrecks my day and costs me a grand in repairs to the fragile camera and gimbal. :(
     
  7. skyhighdiver

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    part it out and get a new one best advise
     
  8. Inxs

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    My vision + and camera are for sale now separately on ebay.co.uk