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Can I turn off the 3D view?

Discussion in 'DJI Ground Station' started by SteveMann, May 10, 2015.

  1. SteveMann

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    I finally finished my springtime chore list to start learning to fly a mission, and I thought it would be as easy as dropping some waypoints on the map then setting the parameters for each waypoint. The manual PDF file is of little help.

    Can I turn off the 3D view? I find this perspective very distracting. OK, make that extremely distracting. I expect my waypoint to be at the pointy end of the push pin icon, but apparently it's at the end of a red line under the push pin icon. When I move the map the pins move - Really confusing.

    I am also having difficulty setting my home point
     
  2. Buk

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    Quit the application and open your map application and turn it off there. Quit the map application and restart the GS application. Is 3d gone? Just a guess.
     
  3. SteveMann

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    Sorry, I should add that this is on a PC laptop.

    I still haven't had a successful GS flight. The first attempt, I went up to a safe altitude and hit "go", then nothing. The Phantom just sat there. I landed and uploaded the mission again and got a timeout error. (??). So I called it quits and brought everything back in to try again. On my next try the next day, I didn't want to fly without a camera running - I was going to compare the straight-down view with the points on the map. but something went wrong in the GoPro and all it would do is say "busy". I couldn't turn it off. I knew I needed to remove the battery to reset it, so back to the mann cave.
    The next day I was all ready to go, had a successful mission upload and was ready to fly, GoPro was on, video feed was good. Then I couldn't rotate the GoPro to look down. Probably needs an IMU calibrate, so back to the mann cave.

    Maybe tomorrow.