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Compass error

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by flyinghost, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. flyinghost

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    Hey just a question here.How many time in 15 min let say that you would get compass error?

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  2. msinger

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    You should never see compass errors. If you do, don't fly until the issue has been resolved or land immediately if your Phantom is in the air.
     
  3. Brew132

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    Recalibrate slowly, accurately, and away from anything remotely metal.
     
  4. flyinghost

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    Ok i get those very often when flying.Today i recalibrated the compass in a a soccer field and still had 3-4 compass error.

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  5. flyinghost

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    Is there anything else to calibrate?imu is calibrated so is the gimble.not sure what to do next.Sorry for the noob question but coulnd find a direct answer when i searched for this?

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    It's possible there's some metal (pipes, etc.) underground interfering with the compass calibration, so try another place. Try to eliminate any magnetic material that you might be wearing, and hold the AC at arms length when you calibrate.
    You should never see compass errors, and if you do, it's not safe to fly.
     
  7. flyinghost

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    Ok well i'm not sure where to calibrate anymore lol.Ok you think the compass is not working proprely or just out of luck with calibrating?Because i get a
    lot of those plus lose gps ans yaw error :(.

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  8. flyinghost

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    So I am looking at my log and they all look like this or blank...

    Log

    I don't think this is very good.
     
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