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Big power lines!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by johnv, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. johnv

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    I know we all talk about power lines but I'm not sure what sensor to look at when in range of them. I liv in a canyon with these. I believe they can be over 200,000 volts according to Edison. How close and how can I tell if I'm going to lose control. I know in altitude mode, but what if in p mode. Any input would be useful and appreciated. ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots1439598386.476209.jpg
     
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    I don't think anyone knows the exact answer to that-- depends on altitude - horizontal distance on and the range of the interference that is being produce, which is probably also variable. -- they have been known to interfere with the radio signals in the same 2.4GZ range that we are flying in, but it is not consistent. I avoid them as much as possible.
     
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    This is where I wish we had full manual. I do agree with your conclusions but I will try and to move around them slowly and with care.
     
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    I don't believe you would find this answer in a full manual, except to tell you to not to fly to close to power lines.

    Reduce the chance of electromagnetic interference (EMI) by not flying in areas with high levels of electromagnetism,
    including cellular towers, electricity pylons or power lines. Urban environments have more EMI interference.
    this is in the Help Guide for the Phantom 3 (Adv/Pro)

    V. Aug-14-2015 – By Fantomas
     
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    Some Neighborhoods have these running right thru them, I had a friend long time ago lived by these babies. TV was Fine the Old 49 mhz phones were fine... In the USA they have a bleed limit that is very controlled and monitored. You could look it Up I bet with the right words.

    Or until your kid looks something like this.
    001-1124194944-Child-wHairStandingUp.jpg
    Kids are great for testing with :)
     
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    Denmark or Sweden I think they have them.... Interesting to say the least, wish they would do this in the US.
     
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    LOL - I thought someone added these with Photoshop-- but they are real:D:D:D:D
     
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