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water damage

  1. 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...
  2. 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 ?
  3. D

    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...
  4. E

    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
  5. P

    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...
  6. J

    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...
  7. P

    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...
  8. R

    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...
  9. M

    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...
  10. T

    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?
  11. E

    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..)...
  12. K

    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...
  13. J

    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...
  14. M

    Lake drowning - and next steps

    Unfortunately the mavic got fully submerged in a local fresh water lake I was filming on - user error - Next steps - I did Stuck it in rice for 3 days and got it to turn back on. However, now the RC does not want to connect to mavic, shows its forever connecting - and also the gimbal is...