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Distance issue

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by WayneCoomer, May 8, 2016.

  1. WayneCoomer

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    Hi everyone

    Is it just me (being stupid) or has anyone else having issues with flying more than 500m distance from home point? Has there been a firmware update that restricts us from flying further than 500m or have I just "missed" some settings somewhere??
    tried to do the tracking thing today, and drone just stopped at 500m from home point!! Also, if I set a distance further than 500m with the Litchi app, it wont let me upload the mission?

    Cheers
     
  2. msinger

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    Make sure you have the following setting disabled in DJI GO:

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  3. Meta4

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    If you have the P3 Adv or Pro it should go way beyond 500 metres if you are away from the interference of a city.
    If you have the Standard ... it doesn't go a lot further most of the time.
    Firmware updates can make a lot of the settings revert to default values.
    Check your Max distance setting to see if it has gone back to 500 metres.
     
  4. kcmusa

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    If I fly around my neighborhood,one way i can go about 500-700 meters. another way I can go about 1000-1500 meters.
    My guess is there is interference from cell and transmitter towers plus the homes with WI-FI.

    If i go out in the country I have gone over 1.5 miles. the area you fly in makes all the difference.
     
  5. WayneCoomer

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    Thanks, will try those things.


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