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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by hdman1, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. hdman1

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    Brand new user here. Trying to set things up and after hours, I can't even get the Phantom to start.
    Battery charged, first push red light on button and 4 greens. Next push for 2 seconds red light on button and 4 greens.
    NOTHING else happens. No sounds, flashing lights or anything.
    Also, phantom will not hook up with assistant software. Drivers and control software downloaded fine.
    Any help or comments will be appreciated.
     
  2. crash1sttime

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    The 2nd push should light up 4 greens and they should stay lit, if not then your not doing it right, it took me a few tries and still does now.


    Until you get the unit to actually power on then it wont connect to the PC
     
  3. hdman1

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    The green lights stay on for a few seconds after the second push. Nothing happens on the Phantom. No sounds or flashing lights underneath.
     
  4. robsquad

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    new or used ?
     
  5. hdman1

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    New from DJI
     
  6. vagspel

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    You are probably waiting to long for the second push of the button!
    //g
     
  7. crash1sttime

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    you have to hold it until the 4 lights count up from 1 to 4 then let go.

    im not saying your doing it wrong by the way but as i said it can be tricky
     
  8. msinger

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    hdman1, when powering up your Phantom, press the battery button and release it quickly. And, then immediately press it again and hold it in for 2-3 seconds.
     
  9. hdman1

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    Thanks for everyone's help. Just need to push on button quicker.might try 1st flight tomorrow
    if the snow stays away.
     
  10. rbhamilton

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    Take tonight and read over the guide at the start of this thread:

    viewtopic.php?f=39&t=23597

    You won't be sorry you did.

    Good luck!
     
  11. hdman1

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    Thanks. I downloaded it and it really helped me.