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repair after it went for drink? worht it?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by ahmida, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. ahmida

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    hi guys,
    I got my bird after 4 days underwater (fresh water), no physical damage, but im guessing its all dead inside, do u think its worth it to buy all the circuits and build it again?
    I still have the RC and the one battery.
     
  2. rrmccabe

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    I would disassemble, store in a bag of rice for a week and try to power it up with a new battery. See what happens.

    Cant lose except for cost of rice.
     
  3. ahmida

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    that been done my friend :)
    Ii wont power up, I just get one flash of light (LED) for seconds then it power off itself.
     
  4. buddhacanooda

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    Ahmida, can you post photos of the disassembled main board? I am curious to see the internals of the P2VP and how it compares to the P2V. I am interested in seeing how the ribbon cable from the gimbal interfaces on the main board.
     
  5. M.Tigelaar

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    Like this? :D
     

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  6. RedBaron

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    Have you tried doing a hard reset to the flight controller?
     
  7. paulajayne

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    Clean the boards with cotton buds and mentholated spirits, residue from drying out can short track them.
     
  8. ahmida

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    ya , i did try that(short the F1 and F2 on the Naza), didnt work, i only get one flash of LEDs i think all of them flash at once and its off again, might be the main bored is dead.
     
  9. ahmida

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    tried that too. i has been dry for couple of weeks, but still the same problem.
     
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    I'll give you $20 for it.
     
  11. ahmida

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    NO thanks ....hahahahhahaha
     
  12. DownunderPhantom

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    Have you tried a different battery
     
  13. ahmida

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    ya man i tried it with my spare battery , just flashes then turns off.
    just wondering if its worth it to buy all the electronics to fix it?
     
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    Disconnect all the wires except power and USB from the flight controller and see if your computer can talk to it.
     
  15. ahmida

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    tried that, but it stay ON for only couple of seconds, no time for the pc to see it.
     
  16. robinb

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    Looks like that maybe fried.

    I would sell the lot on ebay and buy a new one.

    if not I will give you 25 for it :)
     
  17. ahmida

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    ill try o fix it ;)
     
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    I'm sure it's cheaper to get a new one , how will you know what to replace ? Camera and gimbal are probaly shot , then the imu , gps , esc ,all water damaged. I wouldn't waste my money on the parts.