Phantom 3 connection and gimbal problems

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Hi,

Recently picked up a second hand phantom 3 standard which was only flown afew times.

Everything seems fine but im loosing connection at about 90m every flight.

The gimbal has also stopped working.
It has the greenlight and is moving very slightly but the camera is just hanging.
The camera is still working.

Any advice? Any updates worth trying?

Thanks
 
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You may have two problems. Reboot the app and see if that clears up the distance problem.
Do the motors turn freely? Do you still have telemetry?
 
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Thanks for replying Rootman.

I have flown the drone 5 times now in lots of different areas. Even in a very rural beach location im still losing signal at around 100m. Everything is working fine on the app.
 
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In the past, there were times that rebooting the app cured the 90 m distance problem. Also make sure you are not in beginner’s mode on the app.
 
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did you change something when you got it like fw or something? the experts here say all the time to not change until you know what you have. maybe you changed to the versions with flight restrictions. what versions do you have?
 
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btw welcome!
did you change something when you got it like fw or something? the experts here say all the time to not change until you know what you have. maybe you changed to the versions with flight restrictions. what versions do you have?
Not updated any firmware. I bought it second hand so just diwnloaded the app.

firmware 1.9.20
App 3.1.54
 

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