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P3S System Error?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Jack Mackinnon, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Jack Mackinnon

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    So my friend and I were testing the Follow me feature of my brand new Phantom 3 Standard. I turned it on, Calibrated and flew it into the air.

    I noticed as it was following us down the street, all the lights were red. I thought it was odd, but my friend suggested maybe it thought it was nighttime so it has lights on. I got a bit more concerned when I saw they hadn't turned off.

    I flew it down a bit. The menu heading said "Safe to fly (GPS)" in green. I opened the menu and I saw everything had red beside it. And the main message said "System error" I landed the drone at around 87% Battery, shut it off and powered it back on again, and the aircraft was fine. I flew it again and had fun. I was just wondering what exactly happened?


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  2. flpholt

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    that happened to me was to close to metal objects
     
  3. Jack Mackinnon

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    I calibrated near our mustang which has lots of metal. That may have been the issue...


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    yep did same thing next to wifes car and not good shut it off redid it 10 feet away poof all good
     
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    My brother has a Standard. Everytime he starts it up, everything is red and it says recalibrate compass and perform IMU. He just powers it off then back on and all is well. We have no idea why this happens.
     
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    Is he on a high-iron diet? :)
     
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    I think he is ironman upload_2016-3-17_11-25-40.png
     
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  8. Bordo_bereli51

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    In Follow Me the status red means that the mobile devices has weak GPS Signal
     
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    You guys crack me up :)
     
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    just bored waiting for battries to charge up told boss needed a short day to go fly opps that's me glad to be my own boss
     
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    How do you fly follow me mode? I can't find any info about it.
     
  12. Energy Guy

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    Google "follow me mode"
     
  13. JamesG2571

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    I had that! Turned it off and on and back to normal


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