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Distance from controller?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Outatime, Jun 8, 2015.

  1. Outatime

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    Hi Guys

    Slowly getting to grips with my new P3 but noticed an issue last night, I was flying and noticed the distance from the controller in the corner of the screen to be way out, I had her pretty high in the sky and it was reporting 90ft from me which couldn't be right! Is this a reason to calibrate it via software, I never calibrated it other than for each flight. When I brought her down it was a little more accurate but even then when next to each other kept flashing 3ft apart when it wasn't.

    Hope someone can help, thank you

    Stu
     
  2. Meta4

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    Before you start trying to fix this .....
    Do you realise that the distance from you shown in the app is the horizontal distance?
    The app shows height & horizontal distance - no-one cares what the length of the other side of the triangle is.
    You can have the P3 100 feet up above you and the horizontal distance might only read 6 feet.
    Play with it a bit and it will make sense.
     
  3. Outatime

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    Thank you for that, makes sense now :).