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.

Image 1/2: You can now safely pull the propeller away from its apparatus. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Use a screw driver for 5mm screw to remove head lamp of drone. Image 2/2: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove this tape but try to keep it in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: Notice how  the wires tuck neatly in the bottom channel of 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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Image 1/3: A metal spudger, plastic removal tool or  tweezers work best to remove the connectors from the receiving board. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: The ++Front Left++ motor identified by Red/Blue wires is a '''Standard'''(''Clockwise'') spinning motor, it pairs with a ''White'' '''A2''' propeller. Image 2/2: The ++Front Right++ motor identified by the Black/White wires is a '''Reverse'''(''CounterClockwise'') spinning motor, it pairs with a  ''White'' '''B2 '''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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Image 1/1: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/2: After finding it, unplug cable from chip using a metal spudger. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: After all four screws are removed from each corner of the camera apparatus, separate it from the main frame. Image 2/2: 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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