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"Image Transmission Signal Weak” error in DJI App No Video

Discussion in 'Standard' started by sunbird, May 11, 2018.

  1. sunbird

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    I am starting this new thread since there are a lot of people with this same error but nobody has found a fix as of May 2018. I am hoping we can put our heads together and find a solution. I have posted on a couple other threads but starting a new on here specifically for this exact error. I have a P3 Standard but it could apply to others as well.

    My Bird: Phantom 3 Standard / stock
    The Problem: NO Live Video feed
    The Error in the DJI App: "Image Transmission Signal Weak
    Scenario in my case.
    • Everything else works 100% all the way to Ready to Fly, except i have no live video feed and get the error message above.
    • Camera moves, records images save to the SD card. Everything....but no live video feed.
    • Motors start up
    • It does not drop after a certain distance as i see others have posted, this happens as soon as i start up before taking off. Black cam out of the gate.

    Things i have done/tried with the same result:
    • Calibrations IMU, Gimbal done.
    • Relink the controller
    • Tried a different controller
    • Change to a different camera head ( in case it was the board behind the camera).
    • Relink the WiFi downlink
    • Swap out the Black patch antenna since i think that controls video.
    • Brand new SD card. Tried with and without it.
    • Swapped out main gimbal board.
    • Put whole cam/gimbal in different bird that i know works.
    What is left now with all that ruled out? Not the bird, firmware or the controller since i put in a totally different bird with exact same result. Has to be somewhere within the cam itself. Ribbon cable ? Not sure what circuit boards if any control the live video feed.

    Any advice or things to try that i have missed would be really appreciated. I would like to get this fixed by this weekend so i can fly .

    Thank you
     
    #1 sunbird, May 11, 2018
    Last edited: May 12, 2018
  2. sunbird

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    FIXED IT!!! Update...sort of answered my own question after i ruled out all the variables. It was teh stupid ribbon cable. I changed it, and PERFECT video. Anyone else having this error, if you have ruled out everything above and still no video...change the ribbon cable FIXED it for me.
     
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