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Trouble shooting after crash...

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by cam82, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. cam82

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    I'm trying to figure out what may have happened to my Phantom Vision 2+ after crash. It fell from about 6 feet and did not seem to have anything wrong with it. I opened it up after the crash and found no evidence of damage (no wires pulled out, no circuit boards cracked or broken). It flies fine now. But the problem is, I do not have the battery life display, the altitude display, or satellite display on my app screen now when flying. Does anyone have a recommendation for what the issue could be? or if this has been answered somewhere before?

    Thanks!

    Cameron
     
  2. robsquad

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    check the 3 plugs that go in to the camera and make sure they are seated ok
     
  3. cam82

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    RobSquad- Yep!!!!!! one of those little guys was loose! (I never even saw them) Thanks I would bet that was it!
     
  4. dutch

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    you might want to investigate that wire a little further,
    it would be the 4 wire connector going into the gimbal,
    that connector snaps in, where the other 2 larger connectors
    do not.
    in a crash or hard landing, they say the rubber isolators can expand enough
    or pop out leading on stress on those cables. the non locked ones pull
    out easily but the smaller 4 wire one usually breaks at the connector.

    if yours was truly just loose and is now locked back in place, you are good...
    but it's worth checking to make sure that cable is tightly locked, as
    it probably won't stay if it's not...

    it's repairable, but means replacing that 4 wire up to the wifi module in the phantom.... tight
    quarters to say the least!