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rustle while phantom is powered up

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Toelis, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. Toelis

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    Just bought a new Phantom Advanced. Finished all procedures; both firmware updates (01.08) and IMU callibration. From the moment I power the phantom on I hear a continuous noise from the phantom.

    Does anyone recognise this sound; is this normal ?
     
  2. alokbhargava

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    Any motor heating up faster than others?

    Are all props ok?
     
  3. Toelis

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    No props attached, motors are not running yet.
    I don't hear the noise on my Phantom Vision + 3.0
     
  4. konidair

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    gimbal motor+ fan?
     
  5. m0j0

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    I just sent mine in.. It was making a rattling sound. Then it warmed up and there was no problem. I think it is a bearing. Not cool I don't want an in flight engine shut down. I do have almost 200 miles of flight on it though.


    Sent from my iPad using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  6. jonebk12

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    You're going to have to be more specific I think. Phantom 3's have a fan inside that runs when you power up the bird whether the motors are running or not. Maybe record and post a video with audio for us?
     
  7. Reed L

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    I didn't hear anything???
     
  8. Toelis

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    It looks like the sound of a fan. Made a short video. Try to post the link.
     
  9. Toelis

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    The link =
     
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    Cooling fan. Normal
     
  11. Toelis

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    Pfffff. Thanx. Hope for happy flying in Holland tomorrow
     
  12. DefaultIT

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    Yeah man...good luck and happy flying!