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How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loadedTX?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by IceFireSoul, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. IceFireSoul

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    Hello,

    I am interested, and think it is important for all of us to know.

    If during flight you turn off TX (or loose connection due to other reason, hint hint); turning the remote back on does not re-establish the connection.

    There are the extra steps explained for if one is using the old non-spring-loaded remote; but how should one do it with the new remote? Has anyone figured it out?

    Thanks!
     
  2. MKheng

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Just switch between GPS and ATTI a couple of times and you should have control back.
     
  3. IceFireSoul

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Weird solution. Does it matter where fhe throttle is.
     
  4. martcerv

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Throttle shouldn't matter, I have lost range a few times and gone into failsafe. Simply go to GPS mode then atti and if you are in range you will regain control. Leave the throttle at 50% so that it will maintain altitude as you regain control rather then go up or down.
     
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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    The manual I got explains what to do...but I left it at work. I'll read it tomorrow and give the steps they recommend. Could be the switching back and forth from GPS to ATTI...I just can't recall.

    PF
     
  6. martcerv

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Seeing simply switching from GPS to ATTI mode has worked for me every time I think thats a pretty good option but everyone is free to do their own thing. ;)
     
  7. mroberts

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    I think that's OK when you've left the transmitter on. If you switch off the TX to trigger failsafe there is a specific procedure to do with modes and throttle:

    From pp14 of the Quick Start Manual v1.6
    Seriously guys, there's no reason not to have read the manuals, and have a copy on your phone when you fly.
     
  8. IceFireSoul

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Exactly - after loss of connection or via the manual RTH setting, regaining control happens simply by going into ATTI mode.

    But I am asking for when you turn of TX ... OR phantom decides you've turned it off.

    This manual is for the older, non-spring-loaded remote.

    What about the new one?
     
  9. martcerv

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Going from GPS to atti works fine for me when I lost radio range and as I have pushed the radio limits quite a bit this has happened on a few occasions, I never have or never will turn off the radio so I will never test the recovery in that way. I really dont see why you would want to turn off the radio but thats a personal choice and others may not have as big a personal issue with turning off the radio.

    The method of recovery from radio off to back on in the manual should work surely. I dont see why you wouldn't just have a rtf switch set on the radio as that is surely a better option then ever turning off the radio.
     
  10. IceFireSoul

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    Re: How to cancel fail-safe after TX off on new spring-loade

    Well, I have exactly set a switch on my radio for RTF; and do not turn it off any time.

    BUT it seems like if the Phantom gets strong WIFI interference; it "thinks" I turned off the radio. And then I see it hovering and I have no control! And probably if I knew the re-gain control procedure, I might have been lucky.