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Phantom 3 4K controller Dead

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Frank Candor, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Frank Candor

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    after 36 flights and 4? charge cycles controller failed to turn on an will not take a charge.
     
  2. SamNetwork

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    Contact DJI.
     
  3. Storm

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    Have you opened up controller to see if it's just a simple battery connection gone wrong?

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  4. Frank Candor

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    Thanks! not yet, DJI wants me to send it in, i don't wanna.
     
  5. Storm

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    I had that issue on another bird controller and it turned out to be a wire come off connector. I drive a truck for a living so I stopped at a cb shop and paid him $5 to re solder, fixed and simple. You just have to look

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  6. Frank Candor

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    now it's taking a charge after trying all day yesterday?????
     
  7. Philltayl

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    When in doubt, give it a clout, the bigger the doubt, the bigger the clout. :)
     
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  8. Frank Candor

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    Hi, i watched a few vids of dismembered controllers and saw how the battery lay, remembered the similar words from my compewtor friend and did just that; a firm rap on the bottom front with the heel of my hand !?? coincidence, most likely. (remarkable concurrence)
     
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  9. Philltayl

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    LOL.....works with small children too........but that is illegal in this country........LOL

    :)
     
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  11. Storm

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    I would still check connections. I would be concerned that controller would shut down while flying and have an unexpected rth. Was the controller completely dead? Or just wouldn't charge?

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  12. Frank Candor

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    it wasn't when i was a kid! and here's an update; after the paddiwack, i have flown 50 more flights without any problems!!