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Long Yellow blinking lights- GPS Problem? Area?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JoeJITSU, May 11, 2014.

  1. JoeJITSU

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    We've always had problems with GPS in our house and I just received mine within a few hours. I do the Compass Calibration and I just can't get through the second part. It ends up being long yellow lights blinking. I am thinking it's a signal?
     
  2. Gizmo3000

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    It's a lot to take in, but take the time to read the manuals carefully.

    -the Compass dance has nothing to do with GPS signal

    -the yellow flashing you're seeing means the Phantom is in Failsafe mode, which most likely is occurring because you've started your Phantom without turning on the Transmitter (Tx).
     
  3. JoeJITSU

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    Well, I'm not thinking its the Remote Control because I did manage to start the motors up.
    When I toggle the right switch 6x, I get the solid Yellow. I turn the Phantom2 360 degrees and it then turns green, I then point the front to the ground and then spin it 360 degrees. I then get a Long Yellow blink. I saw on another forum that a lot of the newer Phantom 2's are also having this same thing happening to them.
    I have not took it out for a test flight yet but I plan to send it back to DJI on Monday if it doesn't get solved then. Thank you and I look forward to offering some help as well in the future. Thank you guys
     
  4. Dalite

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    Try to do an Advanced IMU Calibration in the NAZA Assistant to see if it corrects the problem or throws an error code.
     
  5. sar104

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    Surely slow yellow just means a successful calibration and ready to fly with no GPS, which is not very surprising if this is being done indoors. Fast yellow would be failsafe.
     
  6. JoeJITSU

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    That's what I'm thinking. Gonna try at the park in a few hours.
    Should I download NAZA?
    I downloaded the Phantom assistant but not the NAZA, from what the site explains, NAZA is only for advanced flyers only, should I download it anyways ?
     
  7. JoeJITSU

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    Works outdoors. I was trying to calibrate indoors. Thanks