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Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by isle, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. isle

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    At what point do you calibrate compass is it after you have got home base link established
     
  2. J Dot

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    Anytime before you start motors, I do mine after I establish FPV on my smartphone, usually before home point lock, but have done after, I do not think it matters, I've seen people land, turn off motors, calibrate compass, and start motors and takeoff!

    I do this: ( p2v ) (Phantom 2 Vision )
    Turn on controller
    Turn on range extender
    Turn on phantom
    Hook smartphone to wifi ( phantom-?!&@7??! )
    Open app, choose camera
    ( CALIBRATE COMPASS )
    Make sure home point established
    Blinking green lights ( 6-more satellites )
    Start motors
    Takeoff
    ( have a total blast )
    Get mad battery died
    Go in and watch tv
    ( LOL ) no seriously, that is what I do ( WITHOUT ) the comic relief! Lol.

    Hope this helps, but honestly anytime before motor start would be just fine!

    Take care, Fly safe!

    Jerry D
    USA
    ( J Dot )
     
  3. isle

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    Thanks pretty funny