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GPS not finding any satelites.

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by davesj100, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. davesj100

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    I have removed the gimbal/camera due to the problems everybody has been having.
    I flew my vision 2+ the other day with no problems and 7 sats picked up. I went to fly it today and the app on my samsung note 3 says no connection and wont find any satelites.

    I have taken the cover off and checked all cables, all seem connected and ok.

    Am I missing something or has the GPS unit given up.
    Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Panamon Creel

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    What do the LEDs on your phantom show???
     
  3. davesj100

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    They flash yellow and when I spin to calibrate, solid green
     
  4. Panamon Creel

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    okay which is start calibration but what does it show after you've completed the calibration and what does the LED chart or manual say it means?
     
  5. davesj100

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    After calibration it is solid green.
     
  6. pb7424

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    The rear lights go solid green during calibration after you do the 360 degree horizontal spin. Then you need to point the nose down and do another 360 degree spin. Once the compass calibration has been completed, you should then be able to tell by the blinking rear lights what your GPS status is.
     
  7. Panamon Creel

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    These are Phantom basics, please study the manual and check videos on the Internet!
     
  8. davesj100

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    I know they are phantom basics I ve been flying it for 6 months.

    I am not getting any GPS lock in the app. In other words the app is not showing any satellites.

    After calibration the rear lights stay solid green they dont blink until I start the motors.
     
  9. Panamon Creel

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    If you have no gimbal then you won't have any telemetry including qty of Sats and you have to look at your LEDs on the Phantom if you have 6+ sats or less
     
  10. davesj100

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    thanks for the info
     
  11. Meta4

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    You say you've flown for six months.
    So why would you remove your gimbal and cripple your Phantom like that?
     
  12. Mako79

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    When you changed the camera and gimbal over, you may of not plugged the 3 grey cables in tightly.
    Grab some tweezers and push them in tighter or pull them out and inspect them.
    The culprit usually is the clip in 4-pin grey cable. The clip in cable controls tilt, telemetry etc.