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First flight ever flight had 3 dirty camera warnings

Humboldt Mtn flyer

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Flew my S2 today for the first time, I used my controller and it went well. The only issue was 3 dirty cameras land now warnings, I cleaned all cameras before flight. After 3 more wipe downs I was good to stay aloft, has anyone else experienced this?
 

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Did you recently take it out of a warm environment before flying, wondering if it might be condensation inside the OA lenses. I've gotten that warning before but in my case the lenses were dirty.
 
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Yes I did, I thought maybe condensation could be the problem. I figured it was just the outside, didn’t give it any thought that sitting close to a warm wood stove was the cause. Thank you for the solution, I’m always open to advice.?
 
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I'd be surprised if that wasn't the problem, i often pull out test equipment out of my warm vehicle into pretty cold temps, despite the very low humidity here I still see displays fog up. The SD2 gets warm when the processors fire up, takes a little while while for everything to equalize.

Sometimes a gopros suffer the same way, they even sell small packets of desiccant it prevent that problem but on that camera I found letting it equalize usually takes care of it.
 

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Couldn’t agree more, the morning of was cold and the humidity was up. Just one question, would the S2 returned home or would it have landed ASP? It was so close I just brought it back quickly, but if I was 500 or 1000ft out?
 

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When I've gotten that warning it was min or 2 after after takeoff, the beacon gave the warning and we never really got started. I seem to remember it just stopped waiting for me to tell it to land.
 
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