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Customizing your C1 and C2 functions, what's yours?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by TCW, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. TCW

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    Just want to get ideas how to use these buttons for the most functionality. I know some functions/abilities would be more or less important, depending on your flying or videoing style and priorities, but as I said looking for ideas other than the pre-programmed functions the RC comes with out of the box. What's yours and why? TIA for the ideas.
     
  2. coenjaerts

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    C1: gimbal up/down. I find it sometimes handy when positioning the drone before I start the pattern that I want to fly
    C2: camera manual settings menu
     
  3. Oso

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    I do camera forward/down for one, toggle map for the other. In past threads with this question, battery info was also popular.

    I have been thinking about changing my toggle map button to FOLLOW/FPV just to get some different and interesting video.
     
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    I'm having a hard time finding where I can customize these options
     
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    In the general settings screen, click on the RC symbol on the left and you will see the settings for C1/C2 along with a picture of where they are located. Note that you will need to have your P3 powered up and connected for the changes to save.
     
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    C1 - Camera Forward
    C2 - GS/FPV
     
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    battery info
    camera settings
     
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    Battery info on back left and display map on back right. This works great for me to monitor flight time and battery voltage/health.
     
  9. TCW

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    Good thoughts, some I hadn't considered
     
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    C1 - Gimbal up/down
    C2 - Toggle map
     
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    My follow/fpv does nothing. I have mine set to camera controls and switch map mode. I'll try fpv again, but so far "nichts".
     
  12. III% Streve

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    FPV only adds an artificial gimble roll when the P3 is slid from right to left. It looks terrible in video! And has no true function
     
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    Right, toggle map
    Left, mark waypoint
     
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    Do everyone's buttons stay as programmed? My reset back to Camera Advanced Function every time I fly.
     
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    gimbal up/down
    Battery monitor screen
     
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    C1 Gimbal up/down C2 Battery information
     
  17. TCW

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    I too have noticed often times my settings in the app don't "take". For instance, I was setting expo and gain, got my values in with the bird on, rc powered and app running. First powered off bird, then rc, then app. Rechecked and all reverted back to preset values
     
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    C1: cook me breakfast
    C2: self destruct
     
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    Hey I can't find that on mine? LOL
     
  20. vegas-k9

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    Ooo....you must've hit C2 BEFORE hitting C1....