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Cant calibrate compass or get gps on drone

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by David Garcia, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. David Garcia

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    Any help with this is appreciated.
    New P3 working fine in the UK yesterday. Arrived to Switzerland and it wont calibrate compass and forces me into Atti - mode.

    The error message Im getting is attached.

    Ive tried a different location to reset compass with no success.

    No really sure what the problem is, to top things up the map was showing the right location where I am...
    Gps shows as 0
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  2. msinger

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    Are you inside? If so, you should calibrate it outside.
     
  3. Oso

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    Are you trying to do this indoors?
     
  4. Meta4

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    Look at the compass sensor info in the app.
    Is the compass data showing some numbers? - find an appropriate location away from steel and it should calibrate.
    Is it showing zero - the sensor is damaged or the cable is broken or disconnected.
    [​IMG]

    No GPS and high levels of electromagnetic interference ..... sounds like you're indoors.
    Definitely in a bad place for calibration
     
  5. alokbhargava

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    You are certainly at the wrong place. That's what error message shows. You got to move out to a new location until error message disappears. Looks like you are inside a concrete building where multiple wifi networks are working together.