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Litchi use of Cache Maps?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by abbottts, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. abbottts

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    I'm really a fan of Litchi (IOS), but it's WIFI only. Is the use of Cache maps available in Litchi? Thanks.


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  4. Skyler King III

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    AHHHHH. Now I know why my maps were not showing. WiFi only. Don't like that. No such problem with DJI Go and I don't see any benefit now of Litchi since the last release of Go,a side from the HealthyDrones link.
     
  5. shockwave199

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    Litchi maps cache more reliably than the dji app, ime. Just this morning I could not get dji hybrid map to show properly, on my home wifi no less. I use an iPad air2 wifi only. And beyond maps if you can't see how much more powerful litchi is compared to dji, I don't think you know either app very well.
     
  6. Skyler King III

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    Well, if you believe that the Litchi is more powerful than the latest DJI GO, I'll study the Litchi one more. Thanks.
     
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    Visit fly litchi. Com to see.
     
  8. Skyler King III

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    I have visited it (FlyLitchi.com) and I still don't see more features (other than the Mission Hub). But as I said, I'll study Litchi more. I don't like the WiFi only for maps but I guess I could use my iPhone mobil hot spot.
     
  9. BigAl07

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    Litchi (at least in my case) uses a MUCH more recent set of map images. My home is now 2 years old and DJI uses an image that shows before we even cleared the land. Litchi shows the hows and most likely in the last few months.
     
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    I assume litchi/dji go uses google maps, just download your state manually from the google app
     
  11. Skyler King III

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    Ok but how to I make that work with Litchi? Are you saying "download it" to my iPad and then use that iPad with Litchi? Thanks for responding so quickly to may post. I appreciate the help.
     
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    I would assume so, again, both litchi app and dji go both look to use google maps, google now allows you to download any part of the map you want, to use offline
     
  13. shockwave199

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    No, dji will not update their maps just because you update Google maps. I don't believe litchi does either. The really odd thing is that dji satellite map shows a more current map than the hybrid for me! I'm sticking with satellite for now. Litchi maps have always behaved much better for me and I can zoom in further than the dji zoom allows. Also litchi maps do a two finger touch tilt, which cannot be done in the dji app.
     
  14. SteveN76

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    I'm pretty certain you can't get maps wifi only with DJI either they both use cache.


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    Much more powerful at waypoint missions. Allows for pre-planning, don't have to fly it first and set waypoints as you fly. I like it much more than GO