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Drifting indoors ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Atom1234, May 18, 2015.

  1. Atom1234

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    Has anyone else noticed drifting indoors when flying ? I have to correct it , doesn't stay in place , outdoors stays in place . Is there a calabration or setting that has to be done?
     
  2. bbfpv

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    what are you trying to hover over indoors?
     
  3. Dentman

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    Yes. Mine does not position hold indoors. It doesn't make a difference if the vps is on or off. I fly in my shop that is 33'x40'x14' ceilings with indoor/outdoor low cut carpet on a concrete slab.
     
  4. bbfpv

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    Perhaps it's getting a partial sat lock?
     
  5. Dentman

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    Am I supposed to fly in atti indoors?
     
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    Mine is exactly same. I flied in my warehouse today. Floor is concrete. It doesn't hover in place and drift continuously.
     
  7. bbfpv

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    There's a mode that disables GPS, but maintains VPS. Can't remember which mode exactly, but I think that's what you're supposed to use when indoors. Haven't tried or researched, but my guess is dropping in and out of sat lock may confuse VPS?
     
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    Concrete is probably a no-no, especially if there are bright/dark patches, since that would mess w/ the V part of the VPS. Sonar may also have issues if its really porrous, or really slick. That + intermittent sat lock might be an issue. Just throwing out ideas here since I've never flown indoors.
     
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    More specifically, you need contrast on the floor. A monochrome floor will not work well as the camera cannot distinguish one spot from another. The manual lists several surfaces that may not be the best for the VPS.

    Chris