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Phantom motors won't engage when I hit throttles to fly.

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by marty85086, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. marty85086

    Dec 5, 2014
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    I have a Phantom 1.1 that I have flown successfully for 6 months. I haven't flown it in a while, so I took it out recently and fired it up. Everything appeared normal during startup and GPS activation. However, when I hit the throttles and try to take off, the motors do not engage. I've taken it apart to check cables and everything is intact. I also hooked it up to my PC to check the remote and to run motor tests. Everything appears to be working fine. I just can't figure out what is preventing the Phantom motors from engaging when I'm trying to fly it.

    Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks.

  2. CityZen

    Oct 22, 2014
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    Try calibrating the controller. Do both the sticks and the switches (and gimbal control if you have it).
    Do this from the Phantom/Naza Assistant SW.
    If anything doesn't behave right, then do this also from the RC Assistant SW, then repeat on the Phantom/Naza Assistant.
  3. hunch

    Oct 10, 2014
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    did you forget to do a CSC to start up the motors? ;)

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