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Alttitude and Radar function on App

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by TomWolves, Apr 9, 2015.

  1. TomWolves

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    How can I make my radar and altitude function work right? when my Phantom is facing West the radar shows it facing South-East, the altitude shows 13ft. when in fact it is just sitting on a table. The one little arrow should always be pointing North. Thank APP Radar04092015EditedC.jpg you for any help you may give.
     
  2. msinger

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    Try the following (in this order):

    1) Calibrate the IMU to resolve the altitude issue.



    2) Calibrate the compass on your Phantom to resolve the radar issue.



    3) If #2 does not fix the radar issue, then try calibrating the compass on your phone/tablet. You can do that with Apple's compass app or one of these apps if you're using an Android device:

    http://www.PhantomHelp.com/#GpsSoftware
     
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    Do them one at a time and evaluate in between to better understand the needed fix(es).

    Let us know too.
     
  4. TomWolves

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    The app says " this phone does not have a compass sensor. Compass functions will be disabled in the program." Is this why my compass is off in the DJI APP?
     
  5. msinger

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    What kind of phone are you using?
     
  6. TomWolves

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    I am using a Samsung Tab4 " Tablet, it isn't actually a phone.No Simm Card
     
  7. msinger

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    It seems the compass is not functioning on your Tab 4. Maybe try looking into resolving that issue first.
     
  8. TomWolves

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    this is what a GPS App said "The app says " this phone does not have a compass sensor. Compass functions will be disabled in the program." My Tablet does not have a compass sensor. I am curious if I am the only one using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, 7"???
     
  9. msinger

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    Per the DJI manual:
    "If your mobile device contains a compass, the top portion of the Radar is the direction you are pointing. If not, the radar will be oriented due north."
     
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  10. yorlik

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    consider trying one of the alternative apps?

    I don't believe the 'dji ultimate flight' app uses the phone compass: it relies on a big 'H' in radar screen giving your direction to home instead. I actually much prefer it to trying to coordinate the two changing things in the dji app....