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P3 Calibration

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Reaper 56, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Reaper 56

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    Having just got my P3 and being the new kid on the block, just wanted to check how often you need to calibrate the IMU and the gimbal. I am also assuming that you only have to calibrate the the sticks on the remote when you are warned to do so? Cheers and have a good day....
     
  2. matti

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    I cold-calibrate IMU and also gimbal after a FW update.

    I did my last IMU calibration while the AC motor hubs were level using a piece of glass (picture frame or something similar) across all four motors (insert sheets of paper under the landing legs for a perfect horizontal alignment). I think that makes sense because that's where the AC is "standing" on when flying. Make sure gimbal roll is set to zero before doing that.
     
  3. With The Birds

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    I calibrate the IMU if the mod values suggest its off and after a long run on a rough road (off the bitumen).

    Gimble only if the horizon looks off.