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4 green, 2 red repeating LED

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kenneth Gundersen, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. Kenneth Gundersen

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    My P3 pro gives this warning. I'm out in the field and cant check what this warning means. I'm close to restricted area as I also get this warning on screen. I tried a smal liftoff but quad went a bit "crazy" so I aborted the flight. I was out on a big concrete-road so I think maybe the compass went crazy by lots of iron in the concrete-road. Take off was from the concrete as well. So I think this was the reason for the "crazy" flight. But very heavy wind too, so I didn't take the risk to fly more.
     
  2. Buckaye

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    The manual says: red flashing alternatively is an IMU error (they don't specifically call out the pattern you have described) - so I would try to find a good, cool, no vibration place and run an IMU calibration before you try flying again
     
  3. Kenneth Gundersen

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    Thanks for your answer. It was like someone took control and drove the bird in directions. I had to fight back to get her down safe. I just came back home and my nerves is almost back in normal . Still windy here but not as much as out with the ocean. Tried the bird now and everything seems ok. Checked the compass status ok too. So I think maby the big areas with concrete with iron confused the compass. Compass maybe confused in the air too causing the driftout. Not sure though, but I have learnt a lesson .
     
  4. Kenneth Gundersen

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    About the lights, could it be it was ready to fly (4 green), but in restricted area (2 red)? Should maybe got a warning about the compass too so maybe the 2 red was for the compasserror? Not sure if you get red leds when trying to fly in restricted area. Have to read more about this...