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Checking your Satellites

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by Kelso Kubat, May 5, 2014.

  1. Kelso Kubat

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    this is a total new'b question but how do you check your Satellites if you're flying the phantom 2 WITHOUT the H3-3D gimbal?

    easily seen on the fpv monitor but i am flying it naked with no gimbal or fpv/iosd. My phantom 2 goes through its warm up sequence. then finds its satellites. flashes green man times, then goes into green on solid of about 2 seconds, then off 1 second on 2 sec.....
    so how do i know how many satellites i have connected/???? :shock:
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  2. OI Photography

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    You can't always tell the exact number without an iOSD, but the LED flashing will tell you the following:

    The "red-red-red-green" sequence indicates you have <5 satellites locked for GPS.

    red-red-green = 5 sats locked
    red-green = 6 sats locked
    green only = >6 sats locked

    The Phantom manual explains all of that, I'd highly recommend checking it out (for everything, not just the LED indicators).
     
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  4. Kelso Kubat

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    The manual is vague and isn't very descriptive. as you probably know having read it..
    I was flying in phantom 2 mode and their LED indicators are less complex.

    i have iosd and fpv but i am curious how to check when i am not flying them or the gimbal
    :shock: