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Standard Submarine imitation

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Tim Tapio, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. Tim Tapio

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    Mine landed in about 5 feet of murky water...took me a bit to fish it out, was still trying to run. After cleaning and drying, one motor only quivers. Think perhaps the little driver board is toast...anybody have one to spare?
     
  2. bobmyers

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    How did you clean and dry it? If you don't put it in a bag of rice for about 3 days to get all of the moisture out, it probably has a lot of moisture remaining on the inside.
     
  3. Tim Tapio

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    I separated the top and bottom then used spray electronics cleaner to flush out the gunk followed by canned air. I also sprayed wd-40 through each motor which is basically for water displacement. I'm still amazed the battery didn't self-destruct.
     
  4. III% Streve

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    I'm willing to bet it is still significantly wet
     
  5. Tim Tapio

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    Been over two weeks, I'll have to try it again...but, with the things I did, I highly doubt there was any moisture left.