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Spinning out of control

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by benroz, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. benroz

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    Hi, I have a Dji Phantom for 4 weeks and had some great flights. I bought a foam interior case to house the Phantom in, i have taken it out tonight and started my phantom up as per usual. Then when it starts to take off it is spinning out of control! i have tried several take off's and it has done it every time. On closer inspection it looks like the case may have bent the main frame by 2 or 3mm on one side.

    would this cause this problem? and how can i fix it? HELP!! :shock:
     
  2. Fplvert

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    If your case warped the body, what did your props look like? :roll:
     
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    How about a video showing exact malfunction. I doubt case affected your Phantom unless you really bent frame/props. I suspect an advanced calibration is needed and compass calibration but would like to see a video.
     
  4. benroz

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    Thanks, the props are fine as I have taken them off when putting back into the box. See the video link, this is after an advanced cali and compass cali. Its driving my insane, I need it for work on Thursday as well. :oops: http://youtu.be/RORJQSj1yk4
     
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    And you are 100% sure that you havent attached your props in a wrong way? Not upside down or with wrong rotation?
     
  6. benroz

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    Go into assistant software -> Basic -> aircraft -> make sure 2nd box from left is selected - Quadrotor X
     
  8. SilentAV8R

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    What did you do to 'sort it out"??

    Watched teh video. Re-calibrating the IMU seemed to have been the cure.
     
  9. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Haha sorry I just pissed myself laughing looking at the video. Glad you got it sorted
     
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    This is the solution :D not props gone wrong... Letting your Phantom know that its now a hexa copter would make a pretty good platform for a gimbal test. LOL :D