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Compass Location

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Mods' started by Skycladap, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. Skycladap

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    I am wondering if changing the compass location on the Phantom body has any affect.
    For example, when I am experimenting with different landing gear and have it tucked inside the shell or zip tied to an arm, or facing a "non-stock" way - does this affect bearing, etc.?
    Thanks in advance for any input...
     
  2. CityZen

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    The location of the compass doesn't matter except:
    - You want to avoid having it near big metal objects and electronics radiate lots of EMI [edit: and motor magnets]
    - You must keep it in the same orientation.
     
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    The location of the compass does matter. Please read the complete thread.http://www.phantompilots.com/threads/moving-compass-what-to-keep-in-mind.15442/
     
  5. Fyod

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    Your best bet is to cut off the original landing gear, keeping the compass where it was and then installing your new landing gear to accompany the leftover "limb".