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Totaled my Typhoon H - controller is still fine - can I replace drone?

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Hi All,

For some unexplained reason, my Typhoon H dropped out of the sky, powered off, about 15 seconds into a flight. Battery might have come loose? I wasn't doing anything fast or jerky either. Weird.

Anyway, was wondering how to just get a drone (I can use my current one as spare parts, I suppose), and use my existing controller? What process do I need to go through in order to sync a new drone to the current ST-16 I have?

Thanks!
 
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You can buy a bind and fly h but it will not have a camera
 
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Really? Dang, that stinks. No point then...

Anyone else know a trick? Is there a chip in the old camera or something I can pull and swap?

Thanks much for the reply ricmitch!
 

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he just means that the bind and fly model does not come with a camera .
you would either need to use yours if its still ok or buy another camera also .
 
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Okay, I'm thinking I would buy a replacement drone with its own, new camera. So then can I sync that to my old ST-16? My original camera got mangled...

Thanks Gurusonwheels!
 

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When an H falls from the sky it's generally because the battery wasn't locked into place. It's easy to miss when inserting the battery.
Can you post a picture of the H?
 

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Bear in mind, dealers selling bind and fly (BnF) H's do no provide a camera, batteries, propellers, or chargers with a BnF H. You will be able to purchase a bare bones H for between $400 and $500.00. After that you'll need to buy a new camera from somewhere between $350.00 to $520.00. Depending on what you had (or need) it might make sense to purchase an H standard from a dealer with low pricing. If you had Real Sense and it wasn't damaged in the crash it could be installed on a new H.

Looking at Amazon there's an H with camera, but no other accessories, for $875.00 or a complete package H for $999.00. For $999.00 you end up with a second ST-16 that would allow for a second operator on the camera, or a spare ST-16 that you could sell to recover some of your expenses.
 
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Hi All,

For some unexplained reason, my Typhoon H dropped out of the sky, powered off, about 15 seconds into a flight. Battery might have come loose? I wasn't doing anything fast or jerky either. Weird.

Anyway, was wondering how to just get a drone (I can use my current one as spare parts, I suppose), and use my existing controller? What process do I need to go through in order to sync a new drone to the current ST-16 I have?

Thanks!
Dude I would be calling yuneec. They will want you to go into your ST16 and zip the flight logs. They will review all the telemetry and if it's due to a malfunction they will repair or replace it . Happened me on my 3rd flight . Tumbled from 200 feet to its death
 
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Dude I would be calling yuneec. They will want you to go into your ST16 and zip the flight logs. They will review all the telemetry and if it's due to a malfunction they will repair or replace it . Happened me on my 3rd flight . Tumbled from 200 feet to its death
I second that, Yuineec support has been great. Although slow, its still great service when you get to them.
 

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Hang on folks. Call and order from Yuneec direct. They have (or at least did this past spring) multiple Bind and Fly packages. As just posted in another thread: Hull, Hull + Battery, Hull + Camera, Hull + Camera + Battery. All for less than buying individually.

Pick up the phone!

Jeff
 

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