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Dont trust Litchi Waypoints!!

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Darwish, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Darwish

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    Hey i had an very scary and unacceptable flying experience today! So i made this 6000 m route.[​IMG]
    I trusted it to go with no problem cause i just watched a video who flew the P3 Pro 13 km(Total) He flew 6.5 Km out, and i had 6.8 km in total and he came back with 15%. The litchi app said that it will take 10 min in total. So i didnt worry. So i set it on its mission. I walked inside as my friend was inside. We walked out at '':27 as it started the mission at "":19. And expected it to come back at "":29. But er saw nothing and no buzzing. I simply thought it was a little bit late. But at "" :40 i was very scared and lost hope. It was 10 min to late!! Finally i heard buzzing and i saw the drone!!! I was so happy ! Just one problem... Litchi sucks when it comes to video range. So i still didnt see the battery life. But it stopped a totally other spot than the last waypoint. I tried to get it back as it was landing. My heart even started hurting and i stressed. When i moved my stick to right (The way to get it towards me) But it just was descending faster when i did that. I had lost orientation but i finally made it point at me. I made it fly to me, I saw that it had bad battery as both back and front LEDS was flashing red. I took over and flew it fast down myself. I hand catched it but the video signal still haven't come back !! When finally inside the video signal came and i had 10%!!! I dont have a good feeling for the app anymore, it almost made my 600$ Phantom 3 Standard crash.


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  2. firestars

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    Can't see the point of Litchi. Why buy a drone and then get someone else to fly it? Seems a little daft to me. Glad you got it back ok.


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  3. With The Birds

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  4. Pharm

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    Never had any problems with Litchi. I always set the end action to return to the first waypoint and hover. Then I switch to P mode and land it manually. Post your flight logs so we can take a look.
     
  5. Pharm

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    Yes, same topic. Still haven't seen the logs. Sounds like flying faster/longer than the allowable battery power, then critical battery autoland (explained in the manual). Basically, you outflew your battery but Litchi performed exactly as you told it to. NOT a Litchi error or issue. Where are those logs?
     
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  7. Stephen Sergeant

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    Love Litchi :)
    Spending my life making new missions lately haha
     
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  8. WayneMHK

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    Because it can save a crapload of time and fly/film better than me when I need it to.