Introduction

Replacing the camera requires complete dis-assembly of the drone, because the main frame is attached to the receiving board on the very inside of the drone.

Using #PH000 screwdriver remove the 5mm screw retaining the propeller to the rotating post; there is one for each propeller. You can now safely pull the propeller away from its apparatus.
  • Using #PH000 screwdriver remove the 5mm screw retaining the propeller to the rotating post; there is one for each propeller.

  • You can now safely pull the propeller away from its apparatus.

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After removing the propellers, unscrew all 4 (3x3mm) screws connecting the electronics to the frame. Once you removed all the screws holding the plastic dust cover to the frame, pull the 2 LED bars through the dust cover and remove the thin plastic dust cover from the drone.
  • After removing the propellers, unscrew all 4 (3x3mm) screws connecting the electronics to the frame.

  • Once you removed all the screws holding the plastic dust cover to the frame, pull the 2 LED bars through the dust cover and remove the thin plastic dust cover from the drone.

  • You can now access the piece connecting the electronics to the drone cover, but do not remove electronics until after disconnecting the drone head lamp first.

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Step two is disconnecting and removing the head lamp. Use a screw driver for 5mm screw to remove head lamp of drone.
  • Step two is disconnecting and removing the head lamp.

    • Use a screw driver for 5mm screw to remove head lamp of drone.

  • You can now disconnect the electronics from the frame of the drone by pulling each arm out of the hole in the frame holding it in place.

  • Do not try to separate the frame from the electronics yet! First, check to see if there is tape holding the head lamp wires in place underneath the electronics.

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Lastly, if there is white tape over the black and red wires for the head lamp, remove the tape with a metal spudger. Remove this tape but try to keep it in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires. Separate the plastic tabs securing the motor arms to the drone cover and delicately pull out the arm. Do this for all 4 arms to remove the frame from the cover.
  • Lastly, if there is white tape over the black and red wires for the head lamp, remove the tape with a metal spudger.

  • Remove this tape but try to keep it in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires.

  • Separate the plastic tabs securing the motor arms to the drone cover and delicately pull out the arm. Do this for all 4 arms to remove the frame from the cover.

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Using a #PH000  screwdriver to remove the 4 (5mm) corner screws that secure both the receiving board and the motor arm.
  • Using a #PH000 screwdriver to remove the 4 (5mm) corner screws that secure both the receiving board and the motor arm.

  • Notice how the wires tuck neatly in the bottom channel of the motor arm.

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Carefully slide the arm out from the socket. A metal spudger, plastic removal tool or  tweezers work best to remove the connectors from the receiving board. The cables connecting to the receiving board will be secured with a light adhesive that can be easily scraped away to remove the desired connector.
  • Carefully slide the arm out from the socket.

  • A metal spudger, plastic removal tool or tweezers work best to remove the connectors from the receiving board.

  • The cables connecting to the receiving board will be secured with a light adhesive that can be easily scraped away to remove the desired connector.

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Motor direction and propeller direction is crucial to proper flight, refer to this format. The Front Left motor identified by Red/Blue wires is a Standard(Clockwise) spinning motor, it pairs with a White A2 propeller.
  • Motor direction and propeller direction is crucial to proper flight, refer to this format.

  • The Front Left motor identified by Red/Blue wires is a Standard(Clockwise) spinning motor, it pairs with a White A2 propeller.

  • The Front Right motor identified by the Black/White wires is a Reverse(CounterClockwise) spinning motor, it pairs with a White B2 propeller.

  • The Back Left motor identified by the Black/White wires is a Reverse(CounterClockwise) spinning motor, it pairs with a Black B1 propeller.

  • The Back Right motor identified by the Red/Blue wires is a Standard(Clockwise) spinning motor, it pairs with a Black A1 propeller.

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The wiring can appear confusing, don't be alarmed. It's quite easy, and absolutely necessary for proper flight.
  • The wiring can appear confusing, don't be alarmed. It's quite easy, and absolutely necessary for proper flight.

  • The 4 bottom connectors receive the motor power cables that are Red/Yellow wire pairs from each motor. Counting the sockets 1-4 from left to right.

    • Front Right motor connects to socket 1.

    • Front Left motor connects to socket 2.

    • Rear Left motor connects to socket 3.

    • Rear Right motor connects to socket 4.

  • The Red/Green wire pairs from each motor power the LED to that branch, they connect to 4 of 6 sockets on the top of the receiving board. There is no sequence required.

  • The headlight LED, and underside LED bars connect to the remaining 2 sockets on the top of the receiving board. Again, no sequence is required. All LED Red/Black and Red/Green wire pairs connect to top of the receiving board.

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When you are done, find the cable which connects camera to the receiving board of the drone. After finding it, unplug cable from chip using a metal spudger.
  • When you are done, find the cable which connects camera to the receiving board of the drone.

  • After finding it, unplug cable from chip using a metal spudger.

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Last step is to take out all 4 (5mm) screws from the main frame where camera is fixed using a PH #000 screwdriver. After all four screws are removed from each corner of the camera apparatus, separate it from the main frame.
  • Last step is to take out all 4 (5mm) screws from the main frame where camera is fixed using a PH #000 screwdriver.

  • After all four screws are removed from each corner of the camera apparatus, separate it from the main frame.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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