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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by BennyGca, May 26, 2016.

  1. BennyGca

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    So.. I have had my Vision + for around 18 months without incident.. Always stable, never an issue.. Never even tipped on me.

    I used it on Saturday.. Perfect.

    I used it today.. It took off at a 45 degree angle, sliced my leg on the way and the fought like a bucking bronco trying to crash itself. After around 15 stressful minutes it went full speed 45 degrees down until it was under water.

    Anyone have a guess? Was it just its time? Does DJI offer a replacement or upgrade program?

    :'(
     
  2. flpholt

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    guess would be no since its 18 months old and out of warranty time for a new one phantom 3 series is one great upgrade
     
  3. DroneDestination

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    If it wasn't flying correctly for 15 minutes, I am curious as to why you didn't land.
     
  4. BennyGca

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    It was trying to crash itself for 15 minutes. I was trying to keep it in the air and back to a safe place to land. Again, had it for 18 months.. I knew how to use it.
     
  5. DroneDestination

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    Oh. RIP.
     
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    Just go pick up a Autel Robotics Premium....
     
  7. BennyGca

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    Humm.. Those are tempting at half the price!

    I still want an explanation from DJI though.. And conformation of the no fly zones! I knew I was in a restricted altitude location, but if that map changed or is incorrect.. Technically it shouldn't have taken off with 7 locked satellites. Anyway, an explanation would be nice.
     
  8. DroneDestination

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    P3Ps ($700) and P3As ($600) are cheap at MicroCenter
     
  9. DavidW63

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    If it makes you feel any better, I lost my P2 Vision with the Roto Pixal gimbal that I just put on that I fly with my Relay drone in the lake over a week ago. It was about 800 ft out in front of me and 185 ft up when it decided to land in the lake. I still have not figured out why that happened. It never has been crashed. I have a Vision plus model comming that I just ordered that I will use with my relay drone.
     
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  10. Mark The Droner

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    My wild guess is there was something wrong with the gyros...
     
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  11. BennyGca

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    That doesn't make me feel better.. Cause I know your frustration.!.
     
  12. BennyGca

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    I'm wondering if the No Fly Zone had any effect.. I was outside the red, and it shouldn't have taken off if I was.
    Maybe the airport had incorporated a RF jammer or drone killer.?.

    No Fly Zone - YUL.jpg
     
  13. Nils Erlandsen

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    Have a phantom 2 with a broken motor. Take of no problem,. But soon flip over and goes down . Maybe got some dirt in the motor, destroyed the wiring inside. makes the ESC to cut when temperature rise.
     
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