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Franken Drone

nelsbb

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Got a donor Mini from a fellow who purchased my Mini Flymore combo. Donor had 8 minutes total flight time. Last few seconds were into a tree...... (didn't understand RTH had to be set above tree height). Gimbal in 3 pieces. PtZ cable shredded. Ribbon cable with a noticeable impact mark, 5 of 8 props destroyed, and the top cover peeled back.

Started to strip for parts but decided to check function.
1) battery and controller charge fine
2) drone boots up and connects to the controller and dji fly
3) motors all dobthe herby Jerry as usual
4) camera indicated gimbal and camera errors but otherwise normal

Ordered 5 new parts:
1) gimbal/ drive motor assembly
2) ptz cable
3) 3 in 1 ribbon cable
4) prop set
5) new top cover.

Odds are 50/50 she'll come back to life but it's fun to try!
 

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Got a donor Mini from a fellow who purchased my Mini Flymore combo. Donor had 8 minutes total flight time. Last few seconds were into a tree...... (didn't understand RTH had to be set above tree height). Gimbal in 3 pieces. PtZ cable shredded. Ribbon cable with a noticeable impact mark, 5 of 8 props destroyed, and the top cover peeled back.

Started to strip for parts but decided to check function.
1) battery and controller charge fine
2) drone boots up and connects to the controller and dji fly
3) motors all dobthe herby Jerry as usual
4) camera indicated gimbal and camera errors but otherwise normal

Ordered 5 new parts:
1) gimbal/ drive motor assembly
2) ptz cable
3) 3 in 1 ribbon cable
4) prop set
5) new top cover.

Odds are 50/50 she'll come back to life but it's fun to try!
This is pretty cool! I'm trying some repair on my drone. Where would i be able to buy a new navigation board? I keep getting an error message on my DJI Fly app. Error 30105.

Hope you were able to resurrect your donor drone!
 
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