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New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo battery)

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Juvenis, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. Juvenis

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    There is a new radio for the Phantom Vision 2+ that has a dial on the left top corner to control camera attitude.

    https://store.dji.com/product/5-8g-radi ... oller-npvt

    Has anybody tried this new radio? Any idea how to pair this new radio to the Phantom Vision 2+?

    I'm thinking of ordering one - DJI will ship it directly to my place in Arizona (where I usually fly my Phantom).
     
  2. FPFTraining

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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    I bought one...haven't broken the code yet on how to get the thing to work.
     
  3. Juvenis

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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    I just got an email from DJI customer support about how to pair the new radio. Here are the instructions: (let me know how it works)

    yes we can do for sure
    to pair very easy, just press a small button under neath the Phantom, that is actually receiver
    (pick your phantom up , at one side you will see the small hole,. use pencil to press it, the light started to flash yellow). turn on new radio, done

    Thanks
    Nabil
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Do this: (Posted by user Mopar Bob - MANY thanks to him):

    viewtopic.php?f=27&t=29063&hilit=mopar&start=40#p267422
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    OK. Cycled through all of that and...no joy. The camera still points down unless I spin the wheel, and then will point down again when I return the wheel to neutral position. I'm going to hit the procedures you outlined again.

    Thanks for all the help! This board is awesome!
     
  7. FPFTraining

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    OK...I've tried that approach three times with no luck.

    Is this an Inspire 1 marketing drive :lol:
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Make sure you follow step 1. Just do it even if you have the latest software already.
    Make sure you updated all firmware.
    Make sure you follow step 3.
     
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    Multiple deletes and reinstalls. Firmware updated. Painstaking step by step by step instructions. No. Joy.
     
  10. Juvenis

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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Try calling DJI Canada Customer support at +1 (866)-785-3099 Ext. 3. You can also consider talking to DJI's LA office at: +1 (818) 235 0789.

    Nabil at multirotorheli is also very good. He's an Electrical Engineer that gave up his job to star the multirotor heli business. You can probably contact him through his support section on his website.
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Hook the phantom to the computer and update the Zen IMU to 1.0.0.6 this fixed mine
     
  12. FPFTraining

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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Broke the code! X1 needs to be set to NORM in the Phantom Assistant.
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    I just received my new RC controller yesterday. When I plugged it in to charge it the first time the main light blinks red, green I'm guessing the colors since I am color blind. I get all the other lights to light up and I get that double beeb when I turn the power on.
    Is this normal?
     
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    Thanks for all the info on this new controller, I just made the purchase ... This is a great community
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Got my new Remote Controller and followed SilentAV8R's steps he posted and they worked like a charm all setup and will do a flying test tomorrow.

    Thanks SilentAV8R...
     
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    Glad it worked. But credit where credit is due I simply copied that from a post by Mopar Bob in another thread. It was what worked for me!! You just have to make sure that you rub your belly, pat your head and spin in a circle in the right directions and in the right order!! :D
     
  17. thisisnotmyrealname

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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Can you still chose to use it in mode 1 or mode 2? Like the standard one.
     
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    Yes you can make the choice of Mode 1 or Mode 2..
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    Interesting: I got the new R/C and tried it out "out of the box". It worked just fine, and the X1 control dial moved the gimbal up and down with no issues....BUT I noticed that when I accidentally bumped the S2 from +1 to 0 (middle) - the power suddenly cut out! I was over tall grass out of paranoia and I kept the drone at only about 2 ft of elevation "just in case".

    So I ran through the instructions outlined above.....which did absolutely NOTHING. I did them actually twice, and quite meticulously each time with no luck. It would appear that the Phantom Vision 2+ app on the iPhone "takes over" and does not appear to allow a connection to the X1 (camera elevation) control. NOW, the drone flies just fine, but the Gimbal control on the Remote does not seem to work.

    I'm going to call Customer Support about this and I'll update this list with what I find out.
     
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    Re: New 5.8GHz Remote Control (left dial, built-in Lipo batt

    The remote REQUIRES you to bind it to the aircraft. Bind it, hook it up to RC Assistant, calibrate the wheel w/X1 control. Then disconnect, connect the aircraft to Vision Assistant, power on the aircraft, power on the WIFI and the remote, then go to RC on the tabs, recalibrate the sticks and X1, making sure you have UPGRADE VERSION ticked. Those steps will insure everything has been calibrated properly.