Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the battery and the soldering new wires to the motherboard. This is guide includes a highly recommend soldering guide. CAUTION: Soldering iron will be hot and may cause minor burns if handles improperly.

  1. Make sure the drone is turned off
    • Make sure the drone is turned off

  2. Open the hatch and carefully pull out the battery to expose the cable connection
    • Open the hatch and carefully pull out the battery to expose the cable connection

  3. Carefully pull apart the cable connection Carefully pull apart the cable connection
    • Carefully pull apart the cable connection

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  5. Unscrew the 4 screws from the bottom of the drone. Unscrew the 8 screws connecting the propeller guards to the drone
    • Unscrew the 4 screws from the bottom of the drone.

    • Unscrew the 8 screws connecting the propeller guards to the drone

    • Unscrew the four propeller screws.

      • One screw is hidden behind the screwdriver.

  6. Carefully remove faulty battery wiring from the drone
    • Carefully remove faulty battery wiring from the drone

  7. Feed through opening using tweezers to grasp the wire and carefully pull through.
    • Feed through opening using tweezers to grasp the wire and carefully pull through.

  8. Use the soldering iron to solder new wires to mother board. CAUTION: Soldering iron may get hot and cause minor burns if handled improperly.
    • Use the soldering iron to solder new wires to mother board. CAUTION: Soldering iron may get hot and cause minor burns if handled improperly.

    • Use this guide for how to solder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKbJxytE...

  9. Reattach the battery and test for power by turning on the drone and look for the 4 LEDs turn on.
    • Reattach the battery and test for power by turning on the drone and look for the 4 LEDs turn on.

Conclusion

All Done!

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2 Comments

Great explanation. Just wondering where to get the replacement piece. My drone has the black wire hanging by a single strand just outside the white connector. The red wire is in tact but I would need the whole part that attaches to the board and extends outside the drone to connect the battery to. Thanks

yasureok - Reply

Was wondering i think its charging the blue light flashes when plugged in but wont turn on. Wires look brand new

Michael Landry - Reply

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