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Compass calibration, red light flashes continously

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by marciano, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. marciano

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    Hello,
    I have a new Phantom V1.1.1
    I've just installed the upgrade kit and H32D gimbal
    Upgraded firmware.
    Calibrated IMU
    No warning (slow yellow-red light) but I started several times compass calibration and at the end I always get a calibratio error (red lights flashing continously)
    X=90 X=-25 Y=370 Mod=1020
    If my memory doesn't fail these values are good.
    There was a DJI tutorial video about this issue but it has been removed.
    What do you suggest?
    Thanks.
     
  2. kydan

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  3. marciano

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    Yes of course. I also own a phantom V1, I have performed compass calibration several times (each time after upgrading this was a must, a warning in the assistan told me to do it)
     
  4. marciano

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    Well, after more than ten attempts lights went green...
     
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    Keys or phone in pocket in attempts 1-9? Too close to car?
     
  6. adanac

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    I had trouble calibrating my compass earlier today. It kept flashing red after the 2nd stage. I realized I had my belt (with large western-type buckle on it) on still. I took it off and calibration worked.
     
  7. ericdes

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    By the way, the MOD value should ideally be in the 1600 range or close to it.

    1026 is low.
     
  8. FlySantaMonica

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    I was having trouble with a calibration error. After many attempts I figured out that it was best to slow down with my rotation and then I finally got the green lights!