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What to do when your drone hits water!

02 September, 2014 | Resources

Has your drone hit water? Here is a quick guide to saving your drone and preventing the possibility of needing to purchase a new drone.

Follow the steps below and hopefully your drone will be flying in no time!

  1. Immediately remove from the water!
  2. Switch off power and remove battery as quickly as possible.
  3. Flush as much distilled water as you can through the phantom and all its components.
  4. Take the top cover off and sit everything in a tub filled with raw rice
  5. Do not turn on again until everything is completely dry. Power on with the top removed, and check for any short circuits, smoke, or flames. If any occurs switch off immediately.
  6. Assess which components are damaged.
  7. Call Us and we can supply and assess any damage!