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    DJI mini 3 aircraft, water damage after falling into a lake

    Hi all, Yesterday I went around a beautiful lake to practice active track mode with my DJI mini 3 pro while I was kayaking, well that was a bad idea because the lack of side sensor caused a crash on tip of tree and the aircraft end up fallen in the fresh water lake and had a chance to see the...
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    Mavic 1 pro - drone will turn on make initial beeps, stays on solid red light (CE) and no transmission

    Hi guys, :cool: I just purchased M1P which had a short contact with water, seller claimed it was short exposure while hovering above a lake. wasn't sure what kind of water. I decided to own it, paid about 150$ and now I'm trying to fix it. deal included: working RC, green light battery (2...
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    Air 2S lost comms, water crash, repair?

    Yesterday when flying over water I lost comms and the drone went down. When I got home I put it in am isopropyl bath to try and get rid of the water, but it's not restored it. The battery that was in it is dead and the drone lights up but doesn't do a start up sequence. Has anyone else faced a...
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    Mavic Mini Crashed into the water (video and flight log included)

    Hello, I bought a Mavic Mini one year ago, and until now I had no issues and was so happy with its performance, but the other day I just lost control of it while flying and it crashed into the water. I don't know what happened, it was flying like always and then suddenly it started losing...
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    Mavic Mini crashed into water

    Immediately taken out of water and removed battery. Dried it and kept it in rice for 48 hrs. When I started the drone again, it is giving continuous red blinking light and out of 4 lights only 1st and the last light is on and couldn’t connect to the aircraft.. Please help me on this issue..
  6. thelazydesigner

    Mini 2 sunk in swimming pool, still alive and flying but disconnecting, what now?

    Hello there, so here's the thing: after 3+ years of perfect flights with DJI Spark in every possible risky conditions, my new Mini 2 decided to crash on a wire above a swimming pool and take a deep dive on its third flight! Do you think we could call this "excess of self-confidence"...
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    Mavic Mini wont turn on after water damage

    I took my drone to the beach, and it was acting weird, and malfunctioning after a day of using it. Then it got sprayed on by a wave, but I think the damage was already done, since it had been tweaking since early in the morning. Sending back patchy video, with green glitches on the screen...
  8. nkdjhny

    Dji mini 2 water damage

    Hello All! Had an unfortunate encounter with my DJI Mini 2. I was flying it over a small pond/waterfall when the drone found its way in some branches and fell into the pond. I managed to retrieve it (water was freezing) but by the time i got to it, the drone had turned off. It was under water...
  9. Pheonix

    Wet Smart Controller

    Left my smart controller out in the rain . I took a blower dryer to it at first then put it in rice for 24 hours.. Now it won’t come on. Not good, any suggestions ?
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    Water damaged Mavic Air Control Remote RC

    Hi guys, im new in this forum, I had a small seawater damage in my Mavic Air RC, when i took my Rc to repair they told me that "The battery is ok and charges without a problem, but it cant pass on power because the RC power source was damaged and it has no repair." If anyone can help me with...
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    Drone recovered from lake will it still work

    Hi, my girlfriend was flying our mavic mini above a lake and 20% it just dropped out of sky into lake but luckily close to shore line (I wasn’t with her as she is in Armenia) she has retrieved it and says it still turns on does anyone have any experience if they still work after this? Thanks
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    Submerged drone

    So my mavic pro was submerged for like 7 minutes maybe. Didn’t take the battery out till maybe 10 minutes after I found it. It will turn on and the light will flash and then it’s a blinking yellow light but the fan doesn’t start and it won’t connect to my phone. My question is which parts...
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    I crashed my Mavic Air after 1 hour

    Hey guys, I'm new to drones and new to this forum. Today I had a bad day due to making a bad decision. With only 1 hour and 30 minutes flight time with my brand new Mavic Air, I tried to get an under a bridge shot. Plenty of clearance and water was flowing slowly, no risk of splashing...
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    Lost at Sea: How I found it, recovered it and flew it again!

    Some may not believe this story and some may, either way I do not care. I only hope that those of you who do, may learn something from my experience. I was vacationing with my family in Turks and Caicos in May. It was the last day of vacation and I wanted to get some shots of the catamarans...
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    Mavic Air DJI Repair (UK)

    Hi All, In my previous post, I explained how I had a catastrophic water damage to my Mavic Air. Basically, the whole drone is bricked. I got in touch DJI through their online chat and they asked me to send it in for diagnostic (despite me telling them that I was told by their authorised...
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    water damaged advice

    Problem? water damage Was unit in a crash? yes into water , no sign of impact damage What have you tried so far? cleaning with ipa and ultrasonic What device are you using ( iphone , ipad, Samsung , etc)? iphone What firmware are you running ( aircraft, remote controller)? no...
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    Getting new remote controller

    Hello I suspect my controller won't turn on due to water damage from rain and getting a new one is 1/4 of the price of the fly more. Question is if i buy a new standard mavic air (not the fly more), will the new controller COMPATIBLE with the old drone?
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    You can survive water damage...

    Well, if it's fresh water... I sunk my magic air into about three feet of (clear) river water (smart, huh?). It took me about 30-45 seconds to get it out of the water. Very first thing: - Try to turn the battery off. Since it didn't in my case, a simpler solution: take it out (see later..)...
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    Rain proofing project on throwaway mavic pro platinum

    So I have for whatever reason acquired a second Mavic pro platinum. I bought this second one used and have flown it for two hours so far. Flys great but there is vibration in the gimble. Replaced ribbon and it helped but still slightly noticeable....enough so you wouldn’t want for video. I...
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    Mavic Pro crashes in water... but lives!

    I had a really great weekend until Sunday when I tried to catch my Mavic on our boat. It was windy and getting rougher, the battery alarm was on, everything that could go wrong did... I panicked! I brought the Mavic in real close and it hit a rope and crashed into the water. (fresh) Without even...