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Anything else needed to set up?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by kandelin16, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. kandelin16

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    I recently got a phantom 3 pro and although I have lots of experience with other drones, this is a whole different animal and I don't want to any sort of error due to improper set up on my first flight. I have done the following.
    -charged batteries
    -installed and set up dji go app
    -imu calibration
    -compass calibration.
    -configured settings to taste.
    -remote firmware update
    -phantom firmware update.
    -practiced in the simulator.

    Is there anything I'm missing? I want to make sure I have everything set up and configured prior to flying.
     
  2. msinger

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    If you did everything in that order, then you should do your calibrations again. They should be done after installing new firmware. Also double-check your DJI GO settings since firmware updates reset some of them.
     
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    Update all batteries?
    RTH settings?
    Beginner mode for first flight?
    Start up with no propellers to test functions?
     
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  5. kandelin16

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    Thanks everyone! I'm loving my phantom so far, and phantom pilots had tons of useful information! Thanks


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    Register your bird :)
     
  7. kandelin16

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    Did that too.


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  8. MarioMiami

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    When you said...calibrations...apart of Compass Calibration....what is the other one?...where can i find videos/info explaining that calibration?, thanks...
     
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    There is the IMU, the RC and the gimbal.

    If you search Youtube for P3 "xxxxxxxxxx" calibration, they are all there, including the DJI factory videos.

    SD
     
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    See step #48 here.