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Soldering help

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by zaheriley, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. zaheriley

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    Hi Guys,

    I am not a DIY Guy and got my Phantom yday with ZenMuse Gimbal. I watched 5-6 Gimbal installation videos, read some useful answers on this forum and then tried to do soldering at least 10 times but all in vain.


    I am taking a trip next week and want to setup and test everything before that. I am really frustrated and willing to pay for the soldering service. But even that is not available anywhere near me(IL,USA). Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. OI Photography

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    Find a Ham Radio club in your area (I can help you find one), I'm sure one of their members will be happy to help you out for a small fee. Or just a local hobby/RC club.
     
  3. zaheriley

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    Thanks OI Photography. I couldn’t see any Ham Radio Club in my area (Zip-60559). I think I should join some RC club, hoping to find someone who can help me out. Its strange that no big electronics stores offer such services.
     
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    I found a Ham Club nearby, in Elmhurst. You can email their contact, Nick Fredrich, at W9YRC@arrl.net, and let them know you were referred by a former Ham (KA3USE was my callsign). I'm sure he'll know someone who will be happy to help, and probably teach you some good technique as well.

    http://www.yorkradioclub.com/
     
  5. zaheriley

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    Great! I appreciate you spending time in searching this for me. Thanks. :)

    Update: I found a hobby shop near my work place which might be a good option to get this done and also for future repairs.