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Professional Signal Problems?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Snipey, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. Snipey

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    I had some signal issues on one of my flights. Essentially, I flew back when I started losing video (I was getting half a screen...... and still shots instead of live video). After returning, I powered down, back up, it worked for a minute then happened again.


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    Trying to figure out the cause. It was flying fine at first, and then it just seemed to lose video. Do you think this could be a bad cable between my iPad and my remote? I still had control, just no video it appeared. This included when I flew it back, all the way to right next to me. It is an after market cable, but i've yet to have any other issues with it.
     
  2. bobmyers

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    Cables are known issues, especially with IOS-- some aftermarket cables will not work and some IOS cables have just plain gone bad.
     
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    You're right! I ordered 3 cables. Was grounded for a few days waiting for my replacement cable when mine went bad. Told myself, "Nope, won't do that again" & ordered the 2 additional cables that same day. Use one dedicated only to recharge my iPad. One dedicated to the Phantom & the third as the backup. If either of them fail again? A new one gets ordered right away.
     
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  4. Snipey

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    I'm going to buy a new cable, and also play with enable/disable hardware decode. I know the majority of users have attributed that to reboots, but maybe its causing other issues. Just a thought.