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Compass Calibration Error

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Dmize, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. Dmize

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    I flown twice since I updated my firmware to the latest version with no problems. Today I started it up and said compass abnormal needs to calibrate. Well I tried and tried and it keep saying failed. I was out on a golf course no metal around. I tried to go and roll back my firmware but got this. [​IMG]
    Can someone help?


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  2. msinger

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    Did you retry this in a location where you have a faster Internet connection?
     
  3. Dmize

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    Nope but I'm headed I'm ill try that


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  4. Dmize

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    Got home with good internet connection and still can't download firmware


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    Are you still seeing the message about calibrating the compass?
     
  6. Dmize

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    Yes, and tried to calibrate it again at home with no lick


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  7. msinger

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    Did you try reinstalling the latest version of DJI GO?
     
  8. Jason Porembski

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    I would also say hard boot your device (phone, tablet)


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  9. Dmize

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    I tried that too, also deleted and re-downloaded the dji go app


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    Do you have another mobile device you can try?
     
  11. Dmize

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    Is this the culprit? It's the wire in the landing gear, looks like one of the connections popped off[​IMG]


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    That will be the cause. A new compass sensor is the cure.
     
  13. Dmize

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    Can that be fixed? Where can I get a new sensor?


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  14. Dmize

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    Nvm I found some on Amazon. That sucks but I guess I'm glad it's something simple. I'm guessing I will have to open the bird up to hook it up?


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    Yes.
     
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    can you resolder the wire and test

    check B&H for the new compass ,
     
  17. Dmize

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    Well I tried to resolder the wire but it still wouldn't work. I have a new sensor coming so I guess I have to wait till next week which really sucks


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