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altitude fluctuates wildly setting still

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by Keith Shaffer, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. Keith Shaffer

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    After a hard landing, I am having issues with out of control flight. Bird goes up and down with no movement of sticks. Would crash if I didn't over ride what it is trying to do. I didn't think I was going to get it down. I was calling it down and it would descend a bit, go back up, start coming down until I could finally grab it. Setting on the table I can watch the altitude fluctuate. It starts out not so bad. 5 to 6 feet, but after a minute or two it will range from 27' to +60', down to -150', back up to 50', down to -200' and so on. I have done a advanced IMU calibration several time "with unit cool", & calibrated compass. After my last flight, I not sure if my hard landing caused this issue, or this issue caused my hard landing?
    Any suggestion? I am stumped!!!!
     
  2. Daytona

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    Bad GPS or altimeter would be my guess.
     
  3. Keith Shaffer

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    I thinks the GPS is mounted under the cover? Were is the altimeter? After doing some digging it sounds like I may need to install a new Naza-M module. I have my bird apart, and found the Naza-M module, however, I am not sure how its attached. It looks as if is glued some how to the main circuit board. I am still hoping it is something more simple than this!
     
  4. Daytona

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    GPS is in the top cover between the plastic and foil shield. If the ceramic antenna is cracked its bad.
    As for the ALT I do think its part of the NAZA unit. YouTube has video's showing the disassembly
     
  5. N017RW

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    No altitude data from GPS.

    Likely a bad IMU which contains the barometer.