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Leg led going out ?

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Help' started by Redtazdog, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. Redtazdog

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    First flight after the newest update one of the leg led's is going on and off and sometimes very dim, sometimes flickers inconsistently like a short.
    It seems to fly OK with this but I'm worried about it causing other problems.
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    If that was my aircraft I would not feel happy until I had stripped that leg apart and inspected the solder points in and around that esc.
    If it is not reporting an esc failure and it flies OK I would guess the flickering would be caused by a poor/dry solder joint.
    Either way - I would check it out.
     
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    What he said X2!!!!
     
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    I only flew with that one battery and kept it pretty low just in case some strange started to happen.
    If it's just a bad solder joint it will be an easy fix if it's the Esc then it needs to go back to DJI dammmmm.
    No errors during that flight and everything seemed to be OK except for the LED so I'm guessing a bad solder to the no errors during that flight and everything seemed to be OK except for the LED so I'm guessing a bad solder to the led.
     
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    Yep sounds like it bad led. You may have said but is your bird still under warranty?
     
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    Yes it is but I hope I can fix a simple solder joint instead of sending it in.
     
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    I'm sure you can. If you need any help just give me a shout. I'm always available. Good luck with it.
     
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    Well I took a look at the connections at the esc to the led and it seems to be in the led
    itself that has the short as I can tap my finger on the led and it will come on, turn off
    or go dim.
    If I had a new led with the 3 wires and plug I would replace it myself as it is just plug and play.
    I received another I1 today and the usb port on the new RC is bad so I may just send in both
    bird and rc for warranty work. :rolleyes:
     
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    Have a extra green leg led by chance ;)
     
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    Wow man that sounds like my kinda luck. It's probably the best idea to just get everything taken care of and go from there. Really sorry man
     
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    Actually I just may. Being a dealer I get some parts laying around from crashes. I will check and if so its yours no charge. Would like to get you up and going.
     
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    Its not realy a big deal as I have others to fly as I do the month+ wait
     
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    Nothing worse than a bird setting in your living room just stairing back at you. Drives me nuts.
     
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    You could possibly be my hero :D
     
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    Yeah that's great!! Me too I keep a back up just in case.
     
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    Lol that would be a first for me. I'll check in the morning when I get to the shop. Here is my cell if you want to just text it's fine. 270-473-1409. My email is contact@flyhighusa.com
     
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    So true
    If I have anything that's not working it drives me nuts as I now its another fix it project that needs to be done.
     
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    Thanks I will be in touch ;)
     
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    Me too lol. If I have an led it's your if you
    Sure thing. No problem ttyl.
     
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    They are not single coloured LEDs. You can freely swap a front with a rear and they will show the correct colour.
    They are tri-color LED's which are capable of illuminating to any RGB combination. :)
     
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