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Professional Holy RTH glitch!

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by hidaven, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. hidaven

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    Very odd ......no problems with this whatsoever after 28 flights. I'm out over. Mile over the ocean and suddenly loose all video and what seems to be RC contact for a moment. All of a sudden I get the RTH flash up which so far I can understand.....but then it gives me an "ascending " warning screen and this thing climbs from 78 feet to over 250 feet before I hit the RTH button to exit RTH. Bizarre part is that I have the ceiling set to 30m for RTH altitude?!.!? Can there be a bug in the max altitude for RTH?

    Any ideas aside from sun flares that can cause this? I'm sure I have logs if anyone thinks it would make a difference but you can clearly see it ascend in the cashed video section of the app. I guess better ascend then DECEND! But still it was a little unnerving........TIA!M. Dave
     
  2. III% Streve

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    So to clear things up... What is your ceiling set to? And what is your RTH altitude set to?
     
  3. bbfpv

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    yeah what @III% Streve said. Based on your account of what happened it sounds to me like you've got max height and RTH height flipped around.
     
  4. Dronebow

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    That makes no sense. If max height is 30m then how could it have climbed to 250'?

    I had weirdness as well where it seemed like I had set up a CL when it hadn't been setup at all. I was moving forward and the bird was going in the same direction away from me no matter what direction it was pointed. That was apparently some app weirdness so I think this is as well.
     
  5. bbfpv

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    Perhaps RTH overrides max height? I dunno, never tried, but is certainly feasible until proven otherwise.
     
  6. Dronebow

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    The engineer in my wants to try it.. ;-)
     
  7. bbfpv

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    I plan on trying tomorrow afternoon :)
     
  8. III% Streve

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    All this talk and no response from the OP.


    There is supposed to be some mode that makes it do this, but Im having a complete brain fart ATM and cant remember what its called or how to get to it.
     
  9. hidaven

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    As stated....my max height is set at 500 meters and the RTH height was set at 30 meters. Got a notification that the craft was ascending and kept climbing until I canceled RTH.