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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by isle, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. isle

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    Is altitude on iPhone from height over ground or from sea level?
     
  2. msinger

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    It's from the ground.
     
  3. Meta4

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    To be more precise, it's the height relative to your Home Point.
    Your Phantom doesn't know where sea level is.
    It doesn't know if you've flown off a mountain or over a canyon.
    It only knows where HP is and what level HP is at.
     
  4. isle

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    So your home point is always zero altitude whether in Death Valley or atop Everset
     
  5. dirkclod

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    Correct !
     
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    mine always show like 2-3m altitude even while on the ground calibration does not fix it, any ideas?
     
  7. dirkclod

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    I don't remember ever seeing mine dead on . Always just a few feet off .
     
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    Dont quote me but I think the warmer it is the more correct it is.

    I posted something similar a few months ago regarding telemetry but the recent forum problems isnt giving me the full thread.
     
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    :twisted:
     
  10. Cyclone

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    :evil:

    lol
     
  11. tcope

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    Except that you can't fly in Death Valley. :)
     
  12. dirkclod

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    Yes you can....just don't get caught ;)
    NOTICE... Was just joking so don't try this !!!!!