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Loss signal message for 5.8 vs 2.4 ??

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by srandall25, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. srandall25

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    I received a message while flying yesterday that said "link lost". Or something to that effect. I don't think it was "control signal lost"... In the midst of my panic, I just brought the bird back home. And now I'm left wondering... Did I lose the control link or the 2.4 FPV link? What exactly are the messages for each respectively? I usually lose the control link first and in the past when my FPV starts showing signs of losing a signal, I bring it home before it happens so that is why I'm not sure. Thanks for your help.
     
  2. cahutch

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    If the screen said Phantom Connection Broken, you lost the WiFi feed and control was probably still good. If that happens give it a good altitude boost before you trigger failsafe so it doesn't run into anything on the way back.

    If the TX signal is lost first, you get a control signal lost message followed by a Coming Home message and you can continue to see the video feed as it comes home.
     

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  3. srandall25

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    Thanks. If you lose the wifi feed, do you still get the telemetry feeds? I.e. Compass/radar feed on lower left corner of app?
     
  4. cahutch

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    No. That data comes from the WiFi link.
     
  5. srandall25

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    Thanks cahutch.