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Protocol Dronium Two Troubleshooting
The Protocol Dronium Two is a remote controlled quad-copter with a high definition camera. It is made by Protocol.
- The Drone Is Unresponsive To Remote Control
- Unsteady Flight
- The Response to Remote Control Inputs is Intermittent or Erratic
- You're Experiencing Limited Battery Time After Charging
- After Trying All Of The Above, The Drone is Still Behaving Strangely
The Drone Is Unresponsive To Remote Control ¶
The drone will not respond to commands from the remote control.
Perform The Proper Pre-Flight Checklist ¶
- Push the ON/OFF power switch toward ON.
- Open the battery cover on the Dronium Two and insert the battery into the power port.
- Close the battery cover and turn on the quad-copter.
- Push the throttle lever to the highest position, and then pull it back to the lowest position. There will be one beep from the transmitter. This shows that the quad-copter has synced with the remote.
The Device Is Not Synced With The Remote Control ¶
Turn on the controller; if, after 30 seconds, it has not recognized the helicopter, turn off controller to retry synchronization.
You See A Blinking LED ¶
If the quad-copter's LED blinks slowly, it means it has not recognized the controller; please restart pre-flight procedure.
Restart The Pre-Flight Checklist, But With The First Two Steps Reversed ¶
If the Dronium Two and the remote do not sync after following the pre-flight checklist, reverse the first two steps of the process as follows:
- Turn the remote off and unplug the cable from the Dronium Two.
- Then, turn on the remote first and then plug the cable back into the Dronium Two to turn it on.
Unsteady Flight ¶
Your Dronium Two is experiencing unsteady flight.
Recalibrate The Dronium Two ¶
If the Dronium Two is unsteady in flight, it may not have been able to calibrate horizontally; Power down both vehicle and remote control, and then restart pre-flight procedure. Ensure that the Dronium Two is on a flat and level surface prior to beginning pre-flight procedure.
The Trim Settings Are Incorrect ¶
Reset the trim buttons on the controller and re-trim flight controls.
Your Blade Guard Is Damaged ¶
Your Rotor Blades Are Damaged ¶
The Response to Remote Control Inputs is Intermittent or Erratic ¶
The drone is behaving erratically.
The Batteries To The Remote Control May Need Replaced ¶
How to replace batteries in remote control.
- Unscrew and remove battery cover from controller, using the included screwdriver.
- Insert Four (4) x ‘AA’ batteries according to indicated polarities.
- Replace and screw back in battery cover.
You're Experiencing Limited Battery Time After Charging ¶
Your battery life is shorter than normal
Do Not Leave Battery Charging After It Is Full ¶
If battery is left in charging state for an extended period of time after being fully charged, the battery may automatically discharge.
Do Not Charge The Battery Immediately After Flight ¶
As battery temperature is high immediately after flight, charge it after it cools down for
Follow The Proper Storage Procedures For The Battery ¶
- Do not use or leave battery near a heat source such as fire or space heater; exposure to heat may result in reduced performance or in some cases dangerous conditions.
- Charge battery to approximately 55% capacity prior to long-term storage. If battery sees no use for extended periods of time, it is recommended that battery voltage is kept above 3V. Check monthly and recharge as needed.
- When charging, place product on a dry, well-ventilated surface and keep away from heat sources.
The Battery Is Old Or Worn Out And Needs Replacing ¶
After Trying All Of The Above, The Drone is Still Behaving Strangely ¶
I have done everything else, and am still experiencing issues.
How To Perform Factory Reset Of Your Dronium Two ¶
When all else fails, restore factory default settings by the following methods:
- Press the power switch to turn on the transmitter.
- Press the power switch to turn on the quad-copter.
- When the quad-copter indicator flashes slowly, push the throttle lever to the highest position, and then pull it back to the lowest position. The quad-copter indicator will change from slow flashing to steady mode.
- Place the quad-copter on a horizontal position, then push both left and right lever on the transmitter to the lowest right corners for 2-3 seconds. The indicator on the quad-copter will change from normal light to quick flashing light. After 2-3 seconds the indicator will change back to the normal light. This means the quad-copter has restarted/reset successfully.