Drone Repair


Compass Calibration: DJI Phantom 2 / Vision +

Here at Heliguy, we have many customers confused about the compass calibration procedure on DJI Phantom quadcopters.  We hope the following information helps you up in the air faster. IMPORTANT: You must perform the Compass Calibration procedures prior to the first flight. The DJI compass is very sensitive to electromagnetic interference which causes abnormal compass data and leads to poor flight performance or even flight failure. Regular calibration of the compass enables the compass to perform at its optimal level. (1)DO NOT calibrate your compass where there is a possibility for the... Read More


DJI NEW Gimbal Control Will NOT Work Out of the box

Something you might not be aware of: DJI Phantom 2 new gimbal control will not won’t work straight out of the box , it requires a software update. This is not something that you are usually warned about when most retailers hand over the product to you. The new DJI Phantom 2 and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ has many useful features, most notably the new gimbal control which allows for smoother movement and control over the speed of the gimbal’s movement. However, this brilliant feature will not work straight out of the box... Read More

Maximise The Life Of LiPo Batteries

Purchase a digital battery capacity checker for less than £20.00. This is an essential tool for checking your battery packs and allow you to maximise the life of LiPo batteries. Avoid using more then 80% of the cells capacity. If you consistently use less then 80% you will increase the life of your battery cells. If you draw the absolute maximum current from your cells and fly until your ESC cuts power to your motors, or your flight controller auto lands, and you charge your cells to 4.20V per cell at... Read More