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Standard Compass problem in UK south

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Buzz rabbit, May 9, 2016.

  1. Buzz rabbit

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    Hi all
    Anybody in the south of England having problems calibrating their compass?
    I keep getting "high electro magnetic interference" shows, and gps bar goes red with atti mode.
    I have tried about eight different locations (some I have flown before without problems). No pylons or masts around.
    It's been like it for a few days now.
    I was thinking it could be the hot weather we are having at the moment?


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  2. aaroncoote

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    I keep getting the same message I live in Dover maybe you are right I will try again in a few days


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  3. mdowney58

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    Are you sure the magnetic interference isn't from anything common between all locations?
    As in too close to your vehicle, etc. Something in your possession, on your wrist, in your pocket?
    Metal implants? (Joking)
    I read in another post, that the user doesn't even keep his cell phone in his pocket.

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  4. Buzz rabbit

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    All locations I'm in the middle of a field, car parked at least 100ft away.
    Using iphone as a display& no watch.
    One field I fly often with no problems normally.


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  5. Meta4

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    Your compass doesn't know or care about the weather.
    The only thing it can detect is magnetic fields.
     
  6. Buzz rabbit

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    Prehaps the north pole has just come to Sussex.


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  7. Bobby Moore

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    I live in North Carolina in the United States.... I have the exact same problem. Every time I go to calibrate it gives me the same message... I have flown it here at least 25 times with no problem whatsoever ...... What else could be wrong?


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  8. Buzz rabbit

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    Tried again today in my normal field and no problems. Have not done anything different from the past few days. Strange.


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