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Phantom will not turn on

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gandyman, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. gandyman

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    After pressing the battery button twice as instructed the phantom lights will not turn on. Is this phantom defective?
     
  2. 4wd

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    Does the battery turn on when not in place?
    I think most likely you need to practice the switching on - which is a little tricky.
    Quick press followed by press and hold.
     
  3. WessexWyvern

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    When you say you press the battery twice, do you press - release - press and HOLD until the lights stay on (which is the correct start up sequence) ?

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    Are the lights not coming on at all, even briefly, when you press the buttons ? I know it's obvious but I have to ask, have you charged the battery?
     
  4. gandyman

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    Yes I press once and then press and hold for two seconds and then the red light blinks.
    The battery is fully charged and I try this with two batteries and I get the same response.
    Thanks for your help.