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Leds blinking green and red in flight

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ccase39, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. ccase39

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    I fly in Naza mode and just got back from a flight where my Leds would blink twice green then once red. It went away after a few minutes. Was in GPS mode. I didnt see this color patern on the chart included on the TX. What does it mean?
     
  2. N017RW

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    The GPS mode, rear arm LED, flashing sequences:

    Green, Red, Red, Red= <5 Satellites (SV) acquired
    Green, Red, Red= 5 SVs
    Green, Red= 6 SVs
    Green, Green, etc.= >6 SVs
     
  3. ccase39

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    Ok so mine is going Green, Green, Red. I had only noticed it flashing Green in the past, after the initial startup.
     
  4. N017RW

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    Sorry.

    Typo.. Green, Green, Red =6 satellites

    It's the minimum sats required for GPS related 'assistance'.
     
  5. thestone11

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    The chart attached to the remote is for phantom mode only! Naza mode has it own set of LED patterns.
     
  6. ccase39

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    Thanks for the info guys. Makes sense now. GS was showing GPS mode but it must not have had 6 sattelites.
     
  7. N017RW

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    Exactly.
     
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    Just be careful with 6. It can drop to 5 & if you do not pay attention on the app, you will be in atti. Easy to drift away without you knowing it or if low enough, can hit a obstacle.
     
  9. ccase39

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    I do keep an eye on it usually. I have been happy to see that most places I go I usually have 9 or more sattelites. I have not had one drop yet. This last time it was right after start up so I guess it had not had time to connect to 6.
     
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    Yep normally that is the way it is. I have never lost enough to put me in atti, I do know it happens though. :eek:
     
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    I didn't see this answered here really. What I think it is: In NAZA mode, and GPS mode, two green flashes followed by one red means you have 6 satellites and the sticks are not centered. When the sticks are centered and you have 6 satellites and in GPS mode, you will get one green and one red.
     
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