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Standard Phantom 3 Standard crash. See pics.

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Kire Renicsar, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. Kire Renicsar

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    Hi all,

    so at a wedding a few days ago, I was called away from my drone to take some pictures with the bride and groom. I told my nephew he could fly it for a few minutes, so instead of helping him myself, I asked my wife to help him. About 30 seconds after walking away, I heard leaves being ripped apart and saw my drone flip away from the tree, then back into the tree before doing a violent nose dive to ground, where it flopped around the ground for a few seconds. My wife had to pull the battery to get it to stop flopping around on the ground. I ran to my drone to review the damages, and the vibration absorbing bracket is broken, and the wires to the camera have been ripped out. I have sent pictures of the damages. I have ordered the bracket and the drop pins.

    If someone could please take a look and let me know what parts I will need to order, other than the drop pins and the mounting bracket? Any advice (besides "dont let your wife and a 9 year old play with your drone") and/or direction as far as getting it fixed would be greatly appreciated. I am not really sure about how to go about re-wiring the camera to the aircraft. Do I need to order some kind of wiring for the camera, or can I just put the existing wires back into the harness?Please let know what I am missing, if anything.

    Thank you in advance!

    Erik
     

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  2. driehl

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    I would buy all the cables needed to rewire the gimbal.. but i would think that even after you change the cables, you will most likely have some camera or drone damage.. but its a starting point.

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  3. JacksonReo

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    This happened to me the other day. Basically the same damage. I replaced the bracket, and i'm working on the wiring. My biggest problem that i'm dealing with is the compass connection to the main board got broken off.
     
  4. whoreable

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    This is all repairable by yourself. If you dont want to pay for repairs and ship it off
     
  5. Kire Renicsar

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    yeah that is the plan. I had to buy some new camera wires and am going to open it up to connect the camera wire, so when I do that I will check for any signs of greater internal damage. luckily, the drop was only from about 20-30 feet up, so I am hoping that everything is still intact. BUT.... since my wife crashed it...... maybe she can buy me an upgrade??

    mmmmmmuuuuahhaahaha