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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by ___, Jul 18, 2014.

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    Penny.
     
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    Until..You..Crash
     
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    Oh my goodness this this guy is so much fun to fly. Very exhilarating, especially at first because there is some nervousness mixed in. I am soo glad I bought an extra battery. Battery #3 on the way. They also charge pretty quick... maybe from ~20% to 100% in 90 minutes or so. So far no hard landings or crashes, just a few close calls.

    The video quality is pretty gorgeous as well. Only qualm is the pan of the camera is one speed only. But that is a small complaint, really.

    I put the phantom in Naza-M mode first and forgot to change the program of S1 down position from the default "manual" mode to "F/S" fail safe mode. I got pretty far away and the phantom was down wind from us, so when I switched it into manual mode, it was going the wrong way! I thought I had a fly-away on my first flight! Switched back to GPS mode and made it back AOK. I can't wait to take it out again tomorrow. My 5 year old son just loves it as well. This baby is so easy to fly I just might let him drive sooner rather than later.

    ~Sean
     
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    Yup. Crashed it. :'(

    Just started acting really weird and had a hard landing. I Was being extra careful. About 100ft above me, bringing it down. Started acting like it was dodging bullets or something.

    Gimbal goes wacko now and gets really hot if I leave it turned on for a few minutes (while I tried the IMU calibration for some desperate reason). Nothing seems loose like some others were talking about. Ribbon cable slightly scuffed but upon close inspection seems well enough. Guess I need a new gimbal now. Have no idea how much that is going to cost, or how long it will take. Really super bummed.
     
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    Sorry for your problems.....
    In all the posts on this web site, for the P2V+ the camera/gimbal seems to be weak point, in this other wise hardy bird.
    Had it happen to me .(VRS crash)(camera does the crazy dance) I tried going through DJI web site for help/repairs, since I bought it from on line sales, I got an e-mail saying to send it back to China :?
    Ordered a new camera/gimbal from dronefly.com ($679.00+shipping). If your handy and careful, you can change it out yourself. You can also send your bird to Dronefly and for a flat $99.00 labor charge + parts ($) they do the repair work.
    Call them first, nice people to work with
    Gina