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7th Channel Functionality??

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Cocoa Beach Kiter, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. Cocoa Beach Kiter

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    First, I sincerely apologize if this has already been posted or answered. I did try and do a search with no luck and reviewed the last 3-4 pages and did not see any postings - so here goes...

    I thought I read that v 3.08 allowed for 7th channel function. I have the small lever installed on the back of my RC (original model) and all the latest versions for Assistant, App, etc.

    Is there a setting to allow for the lever to work after the wifi is turned on?

    Again, thanks for answering or directing me to the post if this has already been discussed.
     
  2. CyberCitizen

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    Yes, Turn Controller To New Mode, Although The Tilt Function Can Take Some Calibration To Gets Its Position Right Its Not Absolute Now.

    Hopefully The Next Update Will Fix It.
     
  3. ElGuano

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    Yes, in the Phantom Assistant, go to the RC tab and select "upgrade controller." That will allow your lever to stay on after the wifi connects.

    Note that this puts the controller in Rate mode, rather than position mode like the h3-3d uses. That means the gimbal tilts faster the farther you move the lever from center, and the lever has to be perfectly centered for the gimbal to stop tilting up or down. It's not a bad idea to replace the lever with something that had a center detent.

    I don't think rate versus position mode is something that DJI will fix.
     
  4. Cocoa Beach Kiter

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    Well done !!! Worked as described!!!

    Thanks so much for your input.

    :) One happy Phantom pilot!
     
  5. Werz

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    It's not really an "update" that is needed. Absolute tilts will work if you were warned in time not to update the gimbal software. I did not, and I have absolute tilt on an old controller with a rear-mounted lever ... and which works with the Vision app. The problem is that, once you update the gimbal software, you cannot go back. I will not update my gimbal software until I know I can retain absolute tilt.