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compass readings from inside the house

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kevin M, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. Kevin M

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    Hi to all,

    I calibrated my Phantom 3 p outside and had good readings around 1500 .
    My question is, i turned on my p3p in my
    kitchen on the granite and my readings came out much higher 1700, is that normal, is it picking up higher readings due to the granite, Wi-Fi, metal other structures in my kitchen?
    any help would be appreciated thanks guys

    Kevin
     
  2. Oso

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    Yes, you are correct. It's influenced by many things inside your house, especially your kitchen. Lots of metal appliances. Refrigerator, dishwasher, stove/oven, etc.
     
  3. Kevin M

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    Ok, that's enough information for me to put this thread at rest, thank you For that
    Quick response.
    Kevin
     
  4. Meta4

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    And particularly all the stray electric current in the wiring in your kitchen.
    Having it turned on there is OK but don't ever calibrate inside or anywhere else close to iron or steel or electric cables.