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How to orbit?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by kandelin16, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. kandelin16

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    So I'm working on orbiting around an object, keeping the camera trained on that object, but I'm having problems with it because I usually just end up going way faster then I need to be, as any adjustment in roll needs to be countered with an adjustment in yaw, so I end up speeding up. Any pointers? I'll try to put up some video later.


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  2. msinger

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    Use the intelligent flight mode "around a point" and follow the directions on the prompt. Center position on toggle switch
     
  4. kandelin16

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    I'm using a iPad without gps so I can't use any of those. No dynamic home point. I also want to know how, just because.


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  5. msinger

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    You don't need GPS on your iPad in order to use the POI feature.
     
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    You want to do it manually, I get that... even though the intelligent flight modes can do the hard work for you... OK, so obviously, it takes the proper combination of stick inputs for yaw and forward/sideward pitch/roll to establish the "circle" around the centerpoint... there's no magic other than keep practicing and find you're balance point with constant fine tuning of flight controls.
     
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    I asked a similar question early last week, msinger and DAP-UAV gave me the awesome advice of turning the gain levels way down. "Way down" is pretty subjective, so I will just say cut them in half to start with and see if you have better results. I have been toying around with it both on the simulator and in the air and I have to tell you that it's a lot easier now for me to get shots that are smoother with way better stick to movement results I feel like.
     
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    Basically move the two sticks both inwards or both outwards.
    Watch the FPV and keep what you are focusing on more or less in the same spot.
    I find it easier to induce smooth constant (and small) movement if you rest your hand on the controller and push the side of the sticks rather than hold them
     
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  9. kandelin16

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    Ok just did that. My bad.


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  10. ScopeTech

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    Also unscrewing the sticks out to their maximum should give you much finer control.
     
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