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Water crashed vision+

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by cduff, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. cduff

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    Ok... I crashed into a palm tree and landed in water, mostly fresh (brackish). I went through all the rinsing and rice and what not. When I fired it up today the camera would not work (or gimbal), wifi did not send telemetry data and gps would not lock up. It did fly, just in manual mode. My question is - is there a way to determine what exactly needs replacing.
    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Meta4

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    Check the grey cables that go to the gimbal. They often come loose in a crash causing the symptoms you describe.
     
  3. cduff

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    Ill check it out. Thanks
     
  4. CityZen

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    Water that gets into enclosed modules can take a long time to dry out again. It's best to open up what you can, or "bake" the whole unit at 100 degrees F for a day or more (use a heating pad or light bulb in a box with just a little ventilation).