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GPS 180 off

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by maxwell smart, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. maxwell smart

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    Wow I don't Know what to do. I flew yesterday and all was well. To day I flew it and my GPS is 180 degrees off. When I put the little diamond over the center screen the phantom is pointing away from me. It was OK yesterday when I flew, and to day it is off 180. I have not been in side it or changed anything. I did a calibration to try and fix it but still off 180.
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    I don't know what to do.?? Can anyone help.?? Thanks.
     
  2. jason

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    It would help if everyone knew type of craft and equipment you have before trying to help.
     
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    msinger I am not sheer I know how to use the apps.?
    I have phantom 2 V1 with zenmus gimbol and gopro 3+ silver. Boss cam 400mw transmitter , with 12in monitor. Like I sead it was fine one day and off the next. Thanks for any help.
     
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    Recalibrate your compass.

    If it has come in contact with a strong magnetic field, it could need degaussing.
     
  6. msinger

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    I was not attempting to insult you. When that happens, it is almost always due to a compass calibration issue on the FPV device.
     
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    msinger Sr you did nothing wrong. I can sound a little rude, but I am thankful for your help. I steel don't know what happened to my GPS. And I have never heard of this happening to anyone before
    When you say compass on FPV device , I don't understand. I have tried advance cal, on phantom, with no help. I am at a real loss. I am scared to fly, because if the phantom goes in to Fail safe ,where is it going to go.???
    Thanks for any help.
     
  8. maxwell smart

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    Well got off work early, and I went to the big field and did the compass dance 3 times. And all is good now.
    Thanks for trying to help me guys, I appreciate it.
     
  9. msinger

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    maxwell smart, by FPV device, I was referring to your iPhone, Android device, tablet, etc. The compass sometimes needs to be calibrated on that device too.