Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Vision + Overboard!

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by RaySF, Sep 13, 2014.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. RaySF

    Apr 17, 2014
    Likes Received:
    I have a vision + that went swinging briefly a few weeks ago. :shock:
    It was retrieved quickly and the lights were still on when it come out of the water, yelp salt water.
    But once thoroughly dried with a blow dryer and sitting for 24 hours the lights were displaying erratically and the motors don't spin up. I wasn't expecting much so no big surprise.

    I have a new one and the GPS really struggles to pull up satellites in the same places where the other one worked great. I tried the foil mod and different firmware versions, no luck :?

    What are the chances the GPS in the salty dog (old one) is still good?
    Any thoughts on what components other than plastic and metal that might be salvageable? No moisture prevention had been applied.
    If I plug the old camera and gimbal into the new unit for testing will it possibly damage the new unit?

    Many thanks!
Similar Threads - Vision Overboard Forum Date
Standard I have vision problems and don't have a tablet can you use a lap top computor to see the DJI Go App Phantom 3 Help Yesterday at 8:43 AM
Best app for Phantom 2 vision plus. General Discussion Tuesday at 1:29 AM
Disable vision positioning ? Phantom 4 Discussion Aug 12, 2017
Phantom 2 Vision + Gimbal issue Phantom 2 Vision + Help Aug 10, 2017
STEVE JOB'S VISION IN HIS OWN WORDS: Apple Park Mid-August Aerial Tour in 4K Photos and Video Aug 7, 2017
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.