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The drone does not fly well due to damaged rotor blades

The drone has had an accident and the propellers are damaged or non existent. First make sure that the propellers can be manually turned. If they do, begin by replacing the propellers with replacement parts provided with the drone.

The motor that turns the propellers might be damaged. Begin by taking off the propellers, guards, and upper shell of the drone. Unplug the wires leading to the motor, unscrew and or unlatch it from the drone itself. Check for any cracks that may be easily fixed. If not, order a new motor and reassemble.

The drone's LED lights do not turn on nor does it respond to any input

If the drone has been under heavy or long use the battery may need to be charged. Disconnect battery and charge it for at least 4 hours.

If the battery has been charged for at least 4 hours then the wiring may be faulty or disconnected and would need to be fixed. So just follow this guide to fix it.

Sometimes the drone does not respond to any input

Turn everything off and re-synchronize by:

  1. Turn drone on
  2. Turn controller on
  3. Hit calibrate button
  4. Push flight sticks forward simultaneously - listen for a beep
  5. Release the flight sticks
  6. Pull down towards you - listen for a beep
  7. Release the flight sticks
  8. Then pull down and outwards - listen for a long beep

The drone should respond with a rotation of the propellers.

In case multiple attempts to synchronize the controller and the drone failed, the controller antenna may need to be replaced.

If the drone is responding slowly, then the controller may need a new set of batteries. Unscrew the controller latch on the back of the controller and replace the batteries.

19 Comments

Won’t play video says corrupted file or in supported

Ben - Reply

Every time I try to view video it says corrupted file or unsupported file. Why? I want to see my videos

Ben - Reply

Having Sam problem did u figure it out

James Fleming -

Try making sure you press video switch to stop recording before powering down drone. If not it will corrupt the file.

Josh Seboldt -

When I connect the battery, while Drone switch is on engines power on to full RPMs.

Jake Millz - Reply

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