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Directional arrow

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Aussiebob, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. Aussiebob

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    I'm really new, just had my first test flight and all went well. I calibrated compass as instructed however the red directional arrow on monitor screen (lower left corner on map) does not point the same direction as drone is facing. I bet there's a simple solution, but I haven't been able to google it. Thanks
     
  2. msinger

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    Try calibrating the compass on your mobile device.
     
  3. Aussiebob

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    Thanks. I'll see if I can figure out how to do that on my HTC One.
     
  4. With The Birds

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    It is important to calibrate both AC and device compasses in an open area free of ferrous metal.

    Another point is that the area you are flying in may have come into play. The compass calibration is good but the device and or AC are being influenced by the environment.