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Fail safe mode question..

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by jd62, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. jd62

    Sep 28, 2015
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    Montreal, QC
    Hello, everybody. I drove my p2 for the first time today (not to bad for a first time). The only thing i've done before flying was calibrate the gps green light blinking. I was wondering if doing that (calibrating the gps) will activate the fail safe mode and the return home mode.. Thanks.. (Go easy on me i'm a total rookie)
  2. Meta4

    Meta4 Moderator
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    Jan 8, 2014
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    You probably mean that you calibrated the compass. You can't calibrate the GPS, it works just fine without any help.
    Calibrating the compass helps your compass understand the magnetic environment it has to work in so that what it senses is north really is north.
    That allows it to fly straight.
    For more info on compass calibration see this thread Compass Calibration, A Complete Primer | DJI Phantom Forum
    RTH is a completely different system and one of the most important to understand and practice so that you know how it works and how to use it when/if you need to..