Questions tagged [troubleshooting]

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Can a receiver get damaged if you power it up without an antenna?

My r-xsr receiver short circuited after a crash recently. When investigating the reason, I found two things; The filtering capacitor had come loose, as well as one of the antennae on the r-xsr. Since ...
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Image stutter in MAVIC Air 2 recordings

I noticed this persistent image stutter with some of the footage recorded by my brand new DJI MAVIC Air 2. Especially the long first shot of the video shows the issue when you look at the faster ...
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Grinding sound on FPV motor but no apparent damage

I have been testing a new brushless motor for an RC plane. It is a 2200KV motor controlled by a 30A BLDC ESC. I heard a grinding noise coming from my motor, as demonstrated in the following video: ...
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How to reset connection between drone and RC for MAVIC Air 2

My new dji Mavic Air 2 arrived, but it was not connected to the remote control as it is supposed to be connected upon arrival. I then tried connecting it manually following the on-screen instructions ...
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DJI FPV Air Unit mistakenly declares “slow card”

Getting a slow sd card in my DJI goggles screen indicating the message for the air unit. Using a 64gb SanDisk Extreme Pro Card.
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How to fix OSD flickering?

I just changed my Diatone R349 flight controller because the old one broke. On my first test flight, I noticed the OSD is flickering very bad, sometimes losing it for more than 1 second, even when not ...
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How to recognize damaged brushless outrunner motors?

I would like to know how to recognize damaged brushless motors on a drone? What are the most common symptoms?
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Video breakup problems with high power using The Force VTX?

I normally fly with my VTX on 200mw but sometimes I need it to be more powerful. Whenever I turn it to a higher power setting, though, the video becomes worse. When I set it to 600mw, the video seems ...
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How to PID tune a 10" drone?

I have a 10" inch drone that I have trouble tuning. On the default Betaflight PIDs it feels really unstable, and I have tried to raise P, I and D both together and one by one without noticing much ...
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Beeper beeps if transmitter is turned of even if it shouldn't

I have turned off all beeper sound signals in Betaflight Configurator, but the beeper still beeps if the transmitter is turned off. I thought that that shouldn't happen when RX_LOST was turned off or ...
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Does the LaForge V3 Fat Shark Receiver receive audio from VTX?

I installed the Mach 3 VTX that has a built-in mic for audio that is transmitting to the LaForge v3 receiver in my fatshark dominator v3 goggles. Video works great and Smartaudio is also working. I ...
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One motor on quadcopter broken

I have a small quadcopter and I realised one of the motors does not turn electronically, meaning it can't fly properly. There is no visible sign of something stuck in the motor, like some string or ...
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FS RX2A Pro Receiver Not Working

I'm building a drone for the first time following the Prusa tutorial (https://blog.prusaprinters.org/how-to-build-a-3d-printed-micro-drone/) but couldn't get the RC receiver to work. I got my receiver ...
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Freshly built quadcopter/drone flips on takeoff

I just finished building my first quadcopter/drone and it flips when I try to take off. What could be wrong? What troubleshooting steps should I take to fix it?