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IMU and compass calibration

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by JimBir, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. JimBir

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    I have a new P3S with only a couple of short flights on it. Everything seems to be working as it should. DJI recommends preforming IMU and compass calibrations on a new bird. Given that you shouldn't fix something that's working, should I do the calibrations? if so, should they be done in any particular order?
    Thanks. Jim
     
  2. msinger

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    Do the calibrations in the following order:
    • Calibrate the IMU (even if it's not required)
      Note: See this video for important IMU calibration tips.

    • Calibrate the gimbal
    • Calibrate the remote controller (RC)
    • Calibrate the compass
     
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    Calibrate the remote controller (RC)? Please tell me how that's done.
     
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    Thanks. Followed all the steps above. All went well. Bird still flying great.