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Watch your power cables!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bebeone, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. Bebeone

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    Today, my Phantom dropped from about 20 meters. The reason for this was, that the cable from XT60 connector, which you plug into the battery, broke off during flight( on the Phantom side). The cable was probably loose before the flight, but there was no chance to see it thru the shrink tube which is around it.
    So better check and double check your cables.
     
  2. wantedcowboy777

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    Thank you'' for sharing'' sorry to hear that'' :(
     
  3. DeweyAXD

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    I will add to this... watch FOR power cables (watch from 10:12 below in HD.... only noticed today how close I came to a similar drop!) :lol:

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECE33j0qXmE[/youtube]
    I agree though it is worth looking out for. Most of my XT60's are so tight you can barely shift them but one them on my pararlel cable is pretty easy.