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IMU Calibration

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by phantomi, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. phantomi

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    Hi folks. I had a bad crash last week and need to replace the shell. After did it an IMU check was done and the assistant find there is no need to do calibrate IMU. Should I do it or may skip. Thanks.
     
  2. Pacific Barbarian

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    You can still do an advanced IMU calibration even if there is no need to. No ill effects.
     
  3. N017RW

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    I rarely advocate actions just for the sake of it but in this case, post crash, a full IMU calibration would be a good practice.

    It's so easy too.
     
  4. OI Photography

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    I agree with the suggestion to do a full IMU calibration in this case to be safe, making sure the Phantom is on a level surface at the time.
     
  5. phantomi

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    I made the full calibration but in every attempt the assistant fell the main controller too hot to do a good calibration. I let the quad off and cooling for an hour before the third calibration and it state that the main controller should let be cooled for 5 minutes. A bug?
     
  6. OI Photography

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    Yep, that's a known bug in the NAZA assistant for well over a year now...you can ignore it and continue past to complete the calibration.
     
  7. phantomi

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    Thanks! I assume and did a test fly after the new shell and she flew very proudly of the new ensemble. These things are well done. After a hard hit to a palm tree at about 20 mph and a fall from about 100' into concrete she only needs a new shell and is flying like new. :D
    There she is:
     

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    great news! thanks for posting some positive feedback. we get a lot of the other kind :(