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  1. CaptainDrone798

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    A new type of calibration has been added to the Phantom series.
     
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  2. Mako79

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    P2 Vision
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    Its ironic how the P3 and P4 have vision/visual positioning systems (VPS) yet they have removed the 'VISION' names.
     
  3. ukglyn

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    Seems like a right faff about to me, I wont be jumping from the P3 anytime soon.
     
  4. MichaelR

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    What a load of bollocks that is!
    I dont even own a PC or laptop lol
    And how often is it recommended you do that calibration I wonder?


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  5. 4StateFlyer

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    Video is down can someone describe what it was?
     
  6. dewster

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    You have to point your P4 to your computer monitor to calibrate the tracking system. I wonder if you can just print out a template (like those ink jet printers) to do the calibration.


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  7. 4StateFlyer

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    Anyone backup the video and upload it anywhere else? I would love to see the video but it's private now.
     
  8. Southam Creative

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    Is it possible to remove the privacy settings on the video so I can view it? Thanks.
     
  9. 4StateFlyer

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    It's DJI that changed settings. Unless someone saved it (which it does not appear) we can only wait till DJI changes and makes public again.

    That being I would love if someone had a copy or can type in detail what video showed.
     
  10. eaglegoaltender

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    Hi - don't have a copy of the video - however on page 21 of the P4 manual there is details on how to calibrate the front cameras, you can find it here Phantom 4 operators manual The compass calibration hasn't changed only the added front camera calibration is new to the P4.
     
  11. AKPhantom

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    Remember just a few years ago when things were so much simpler?:D
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  12. zacksomeone

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    From the unfinished manual:
    "Obstacles Sensing cameras that installed on landing gear are calibrated on delivery. However these
    camera are vulnerable to excessive impact, hence it will require calibration from time to time."
     
  13. BRENTHABBESHAW

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    "IF" the DJI GO app asks you to do so !!!!!;)
     
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  14. jwt873

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    I wonder why someone would post a video in a message and then delete it a couple of days later so that no one can see it?

    I looked in the P4 manual on page 21. It shows three steps. 1) point at monitor -- 2) align boxes -- That seems pretty simple.

    But in step 3) they say pan and tilt the aircraft. They show the bottom of the aircraft facing the monitor and they no longer show the alignment boxes on the monitor.. Huh? How does this calibrate the front sensors.
     
  15. CrimsonPhantom

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    jwt, The alignment boxes should still show up. It seems like I had to move the phantom closer to the screen to get the alignment boxes to show up. One interesting note, when I tried to calibrate the sensors on my desktop, it failed every time. However, when I used my laptop I get a successful calibration every time. The only difference I can think of is the aspect ratio of the monitors.

     
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  16. jwt873

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    Thanks for posting the video.. (I've viewed a lot of them but haven't come across that one yet). A picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth ten thousand words :)

    OK.. Step three calibrates the downward facing sensors. (That's what confused me). They don't say that in the manual. There is no mention of the downward sensors on the page that describes calibrating the forward sensors.
     
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  17. Consoleking

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    I keep getting the same error message calibrates fine but when I got to fly message keeps coming back had to send her back to dji they will have her two weeks.


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  18. Sim597

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    It's a simple process that only needs to be done when having problems. The one thing to note, is when done with fwd cams, they show you holding the craft, then spinning it sideways, then twisting it so the bottom is towards the monitor.
    I've recalibrated both new P4s with no troubles, it's easy and quick, and to be sure, I'm glad to see more calibration procedures, it's better to b able to then have a slight problem that cannot be retro'd
     
  19. Dave Finkleman

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    I tried to calibrate the cameras just because the app said I could. Do not know if my P4 needed to be calibrated. Figured out how to hold the drone. Very difficult to line up red and blue boxes. Very difficult. Calibrating forward and downward cameras was even more difficult. Rotating or tilting required to fill up blue thermometers, but the instructions block much of the thermometers so that you can't tell where the cursor is. After going through all of the tilting and scanning successfully, final calibration failed every time.