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3 day noob owner with questions

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by photographix, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. photographix

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    I have been flying my P2V+ for three days now. I love it, but I have some questions. I am running all the most recent updates of the DJI software on the quad (I refuse to call it a "drone"), according to the Mac version of Assistant. I am running Mac OS X 10.9.4, if that matters.

    Question 1: In the DJI Vision App on iOS 7.1.2 on an iPhone 4S, I can change any and all still photo settings all I want and they "stick". But when I get to the video section, I can choose any option I want, but when I go back into the video section, my setting changes appear to be ignored and default to 1080p/30 fps Wide. Is there some kind of "confirm settings" procedure that I am missing for video? I'd rather make videos at 1080p/30 fps Narrow.

    Question 2: Today, after a long exchange with a guy that has been making a living flying heavily customized Phantom 1s, then reading posts here about the basic Phantom mode being a setup for fatal disaster (fly-aways), I switched mine over to Naza-M mode and configured my S1 ad S2 switches. I had read somewhere that the Naza-M has a different set of LED colors and flash patterns to indicate the machine's status when in Naza-M mode as opposed to Phantom mode. Unless I'm a total moron, I can't find a reference table for Naza-M lights in the Phantom manual. Can anyone help?

    Question 3: I have a micro-USB port on the bottom edge of my transmitter. I've tried plugging it into my computer, but when I run the Mac DJI Assistant, it doesn't seem to recognize that the transmitter is connected. If I plug the quad itself into the micro-USB cable, and have the TX on, I can do all the stick calibrations and S1 and S2 settings and so on. What is the purpose of the micro-USB port on the TX if the DJI Assistant software doesn't recognize it when plugged into the computer?

    Thanks in advance from a total newbie imbecile. Chastising me for my stupidity is not only welcomed, it is encouraged. Have at me.

    Todd
     
  2. harbourside

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    That will do for the NAZA LED's.

    You need to download the RC Assistant program for the transmitter.
     
  3. Elwood58

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    On your video question, when you choose the wheel position, there is a checkbox on the right side of it that you must click.
     
  4. ProfessorStein

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    And as for Question 3, you use the *RC* Assistant software, which is not the same Assistant that you use for the quad itself. It's on the Vision+ download page under the Vision+ Assistant listings.

    Pretty confusing, I know.
     
  5. photographix

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    Thanks for the quick replies. The help here has been tremendous. This site is awesome.

    The chart of "sparking" lights was quite a bit to figure out, but I think I got most of it.

    Has DJI hired an actual human Chinese-to-English interpreter yet, or are they just going to continue to copy and paste stuff into Google Translate and call it a day? Yikes.
     
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