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Professional IMU and Gimbal Calibration Question

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by GlennG, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. GlennG

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    So last night I decided to check the IMU calibration and the app told me "Calibration Not Required". Since I just updated the firmware, and based on some of the recommendations here, I went ahead and did a recalibration of the IMU and the Gimbal. Everything went fine, however, I got a compass warning on interference. Since I was calibrating in the kitchen on a counter top, I went outside and calibrated the compass. I figured I was getting interference from some of the appliances. I had to do it a couple of times (to include shutting everything off a couple of times and restarting) before I got the "Safe to Fly" and GPS/Homepoint Lock. Is this something I should worry about?
     
  2. bobmyers

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    No, not if the compass calibration was successful. Anytime you do a compass calibration and there in metal close to the compass sensor, you will get that error or message
    Happen to me also on my work bench -- after I finished the IMU after this last upgrade-- had to move it off the bench and recalibrate.
     
  3. GlennG

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    That is what I was hoping somebody would say. Appreciate it.