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*CRASH* & No Video after several repairs!

Dji_dude

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Not having the best luck with fixing my mavic pro after a palm tree island crash earlier this year. I've been reading all the forums and following all the threads and watching all the videos and unfortunately I've hit the "wall". I dunno where to go from here and would appreciate your input!

I started with the low budget repairs: replaced ribbon cable and silver video wires - gimbal wouldn't center. Bought a brand new gimbal/camera assembly - no video feed. Bought a brand new vision sensor board - no video feed. Bought a brand new gimbal/camera/vision sensor board assembly - still no video feed.

Finally, I replaced the core board today and after successfully updating software, recalabrating vision sensors (via dji assistant on my desktop), and linking controller, I received a "camera sensor error: contact DJI" message (first time I saw that).

Do I throw it in the trash or part out what I have? I fear at this point I'm too far into the repairs that DJI won't be able to do anything to help me out (obviously I didn't get the DJI insurance or I would've sent it back months ago).

Any feedback is greatly appreciated .
 

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Thank you for mentioning me @RayOZ

OP, since you have replaced the gimbal and core board, there might be something in the chain that you overlooked., it sounds like you have replaced all the components that would prevent you from getting video feed. The camera sensor error is usually indicative of a bad LVDS cable or the camera barrel itself.

Dont throw it away. It's probably something small.
 

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With the new core board installed I even went back and swapped the gimbal/camera/vision sensor board to see if that was the problem but got the same error.

Only thing I haven't changed out are the 4 black ribbon cables that snap to the vision sensor board and the core board. What throws me off is that i was not receiving that camera error warning before I swapped the boards.
 

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If you have already double checked your work, and youre sure that you havent missed something along the way, the only thing left to do is replace the parts you havent replaced yet.
 

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Thanks for your help!

What are the names of those cables that connect the vision sensor board to the core board? I'll try to swap them out and see if there's any change. Are they an easy swap by chance?
 

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Thanks for your help!

What are the names of those cables that connect the vision sensor board to the core board? I'll try to swap them out and see if there's any change. Are they an easy swap by chance?
It depends on what easy means to you. You have to remove the fan assembly to thread them through.
 

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I have same error and. In change before. The gimbal cable and. Was working ok , but. Gimbal went crazy fast ..... so. I. Bought. New gimbal included. Of cables and. Same error but. Video feed , after. I change. The control board. And still same problem I didn’t refresh the firmware yet. , I hope same luck ( first time. My repair don’t work ,, I repair. Computer. iPhones iPad bebop drones : ( )
 

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Did you find the problem in the end I have this exact same problem with mine and have replaced all the same parts as you ?
 

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@Dji_dude did you get your drone fixed? I'm fighting with a similar issue. I was about to replace the control board on mine but I'm interested in knowing if swapping those remaining cables resolved your issue.
 

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