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Compass calibration errors

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by exit 4, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. exit 4

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    All of a sudden I am getting compass calibration errors in places that I never got before. I almost always launch from my back yard. Up until last week I never got the error. Now I get it almost every time I start my P3A. Now I have to restart almost every time I want to fly. I must add that this is a new p3a as I drowned my previous p3a. Still strange this is happening. I have calibrated the IMU and recalibrate the compass in an area that was devoid of any metal in the area. Any ideas?
     
  2. Larry D.

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    This may sound stupid but are you wearing a watch? This happened to me after I changed my band from rubber to SS band on my Apple Watch - believe it or not... replicates every time with watch on. Took me awhile to figure out what was happening... Launched and calibrated from same spot for over a year until new watch band.