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New guy with FC40 Questions

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by thevolkp, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. thevolkp

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    Hi all,

    Had my FC40 for a week now. Loving every minute of it. Last night I had it up high and lost it in the sun. When I thought it was in front of me it was actually behind me. So I need to set up the switches on the control for IOC and while I'm in there fail safe. When connecting the FC40 to the PC to I have the battery connected to it? Also, while I'm in the software is there anything else I should do? Lastly, once disconnected from the PC should I do another compass calibration? Thanks.
     
  2. dragonash

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    Yes, you need the battery connected and the controller turned on
    You dont really need to do anything else. Remember to download the appropriate drivers first. There are lots of links out there that give you step by steps

    http://bit.ly/1nB6NfT
     
  3. thevolkp

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    Great and thank you for the link also.
     
  4. lake_flyer

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    A good idea is to remove the props before you connect the battery.