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phantom 2 vision+ won't power on

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by ptrwinn, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. ptrwinn

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    It was my first time flying the drone and I flew it fine. When i landed on the ground, I had pulled the levers to both corners to power off the propellers but the dji tipped over and kept spinning. One of the blades got chipped/broken off and all blades kept spinning while it was tipped over. It eventually turned off by itself after 10 seconds and I don't know how. I changed out the propellers and powered the phantom back on by pressing power button once and holding it down for 2 secs. I hear one click noise and all lights blink and that's it. It wouldn't power on. I repeated the steps and it kept doing it. Removed battery and put it back in and tried again and still no luck. Please help me! This is the new version 2 with the updated motors and controller.
     
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    you have a short in it hence it is not turning on, clicks and lights just flash for a split second.
     
  3. msinger

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    After you're back up and running again -- keep in mind that holding the left stick down for a few seconds will also power down. Powering down by moving both sticks down and to the center is known to cause this kind of accident.
     
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    The likely culprit is one or two of the ESCs. If you are handy with soldering and with a multimeter, it's probably not so hard or expensive to fix. But you might also see about returning it for repair.
     
  5. ptrwinn

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    thanks guys! Looks like the culprit is one of the ESC. One of the chip on the board just burnt out and I can smell it on the board. I will definitely keep in mind that holding the left stick down will shut it off. That really helpful to know!
     
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    I always push the left stick down to turn off never both sticks to turn off,my friend had a similar accident doing that,be careful and i hope you fix your bird
     
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    Totally agree with the comments to shut down the motors by holding down the left stick. Initially I did it with the two sticks, but it became unstable almost every time.