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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Stepheneashia, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. Stepheneashia

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    I just bought my first drone and it's a phantom 3 standard. I am excited about receiving it, but also skeptical. I have been reading some horror stories on here relating to compass errors, fly aways, firmware, and dji customer service. I have been reading as much information as possible about my bird. I even went ahead and printed off owners manual so I could read before hand. Anyone have any good stories or experiences about the P3S?
     
  2. Pharm

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    I've had a P3S since March and had no problems with it. I added a DBS Mods extender and get much better range than with the stock antenna. I use Litchi most of the time so range isn't really an issue for me anyway. I just finished flying a couple Litchi missions over the ocean. Again, no problems. Also did a 2 mile round trip mission over a saltwater creek with no probs. It's a sturdy little bird. Read the manual 3 times and ask questions if you need to.
     
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  3. Stepheneashia

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    Thanks for response. I will
     
  4. RodPad

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    Welcome to the forum!, I don't type very good, so pass along a lot of links.

    Here is one on the compass
    Compass Calibration, A Complete Primer

    Yes, read a lot, and ask yourself or others. (What If).
    As soon as you have your confidence, you make a mistake, if you make a mistake and you Panic, then you make a bigger mistake.:eek:

    Rod