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Lifespan of motors?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by UnknownCaller, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. UnknownCaller

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    I recently purchased A Vision and I love it. I was wondering what the average life span of the motors on the Phantom would be. I know I am Newbee , but if you guys could answer this question I would sure appreciate it.
     
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    Typically longer than the model aircraft. :lol:

    Assuming no abuse... it's just bearings that are wearing and they can be replaced.

    Hundreds of hours.
     
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    I'm guessing long after you destroy it in a crash .
     
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    I am pretty careful with mine , but i appreciate your vote of confidence.
     
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    I was goofing with you. Motors wearing out may be the least of problems that may occur.
     
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    Yeah I guess your right about that. Thanks for helping me out.
     
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    I got my first Phantom in April 2014. Just got another one. Both are flying fine. Motor failure is the least of what I believe will cause me to lose or destroy one.
     
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    Magnets also lose their strength in time?
     
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    Yes, when physically shocked or heated.
    Unless DJI really skimped they're most likely Neodymium and they can withstand higher temps.

    Still not an issue given the useful lifespan of the system.
     
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