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Compass Calibration

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Pete Leare, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. Pete Leare

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    Just curious on this one, and would like opinions..

    When you do a compass calibration, do you stand still and rotate the bird with both hands, or do you keep the bird still and spin your whole body around AKA the 'bird dance'?

    I have done both with no issues, but I prefer to do the 'dance' because for me at least, there's less chance of dropping it. Would be interested in hearing your thoughts..
     
  2. Oso

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    I always hold the P3 by two legs at arm's length and then turn my whole body around each time. It's very simple. I never just turn the P3.

    Whenever this question comes up, there are usually some entertaining replies about dancing.
     
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    It's been a while since this one's come up.
     
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  4. msinger

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    I rotate my body. It's easier than trying to rotate the Phantom in my hands -- and worrying about dropping it. Either way works though. Neither method is better than the other.
     
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    Compass calibration stats at 4:09

    PS. Funny, but I've been doing this with P2 more than 1 year ago. IMHO is the best and easiest way.