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Water Crash - all is back except GPS

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by Darin, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. Darin

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    Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this one?

    Was in water for about 5 minutes - got to it, took battery out (which is now shot) - let it dry out, camera wasn't working. Dried out more, camera working, all good now except GPS.

    Attached screen shot with versioning information if that helps.

    Thanks!
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  2. Mako79

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    Dump it in a bag of rice. leave it for 3 days then power it up.
    If motors start = working GPS, but if you get zero sats, then the antenna puck could be cracked.
    Since your warranty is voided, open up and inspect the GPS module.
    Recalibrate sticks and IMU.
    Compass dance in open field.
     
  3. Darin

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    Excellent. Thanks for that. I will give that a go and reply back with results.
     
  4. Darin

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    Okay - thanks for the advice. Back up and running. Quite an exceptional product.

    Oh, one thing. Battery is toast. One green bar and red power flash repeatedly at the same time. Vision app states not an official battery. Battery will not charge.

    If that is al I lose after a crash and submersion in water, that is not bad at all.
     
  5. RoyVa

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    Water is not the enemy as long as it's not sea water. Then there are more things to do to try to save her. 5minutes is not bad. She got a good wash job. Glad you back and running. Sorry for your $100 battery loss.
     
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