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P3p drifting while hovering

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by mike22222, Jun 28, 2015.

  1. mike22222

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    I noticed my P3P drifting pretty bad while hovering 4 feet off the ground today. I would move left and right slowly and it would move forward about 10 feet.
    I may have found a fix for behavior.
    I powered down the phantom and powered down the remote and Pilot app.
    I then just powered on the remote and Pilot app and proceeded to calibrate the remote.
    When I powered up phantom and hovered again it was rock solid.
    This same thing happened to me when I updated to the current firmware. After a stick calibration the hover
    was solid again.
    Hope this helps someone with the same problem.
     
  2. Linus

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    Thanks will have to give it a try. I had the same problem yesterday and it just started.
     
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  3. Stephan

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    I did the same thing about a week back, but the issue has come back. Busy discussing with DJI presently. Will update if they give any real solution.

    I should do it again in the mean time. I have loads of errors, so did not want to fix them temporarily.
     
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  4. Kipster1203

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    First flight after update, mine started drifting towards me with no commands and a solid GPS lock.
    I will give this a shot when I get home and it will hopefully resolve it!
     
  5. JIM MILLER

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    Thanks, I'll have to try this. after installing the new firmware in my P3 pro, it won't stay in hover mode at one position, but instead veers right or left almost uncontrollably. I recalibrated the IMU on a level surface. Recalibrating everything including RC. to see if this fixes the problem. Could my compass be malfunctioning, and wouldn't that show up in the Go app?
     
  6. cgraham289

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    Did you calibrate the compass in an open area away from phones,metal etc.. P3 compass is more sensitive I have learnt an a calibration away from everything including houses fixed any problems I had . An check comp mod is around 1500 after calibration
     
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  7. JIM MILLER

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    As a matter of fact, I was going to try this tomorrow. I am near houses, had my phone nearby, and my truck was fairly close. Thanks.