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Standard P3S Won't stay steady and still

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Liam_89, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. Liam_89

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    I've had this issue for quite a while now,
    And I thought after a few calibrations of the compass and imu that it would solve it,
    But it's still there,
    What's happening is when I'm around 250-300ft altitude the aircraft will not stop steady or still whatsoever,
    There is no wind at all and it's really calm sunny day,
    And it just won't stop in place where I want it to,
    I position it to take a photo and I can see on my phone screen that it's drifting and turning all of the time,
    I try to correct this by turning back,
    But soon as I let go of the stick, it just spins back out again,
    This is really frustrating as I can't get the pictures I want as it won't stop steady,
    It will hover perfectly, it's just the camera gimbal that I think is moving left to right


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  2. Neon Euc

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    Have you got the controller in ATTI mode? If it's in P-mode already then switch to ATTI mode and then back to P-mode to see if that corrects it

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  3. SamNetwork

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    If your rear LEDs are flashing yellow than you're not locked onto GPS. Flip S1 to the top and you should get green lights which means you have a GPS lock.
     
  4. RodPad

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    You didn't mention RC calibration.
    You should see the same problem at any elevation
    A: "Try to correct it by turning it back" ?
    B: "But soon as I let go of the stick, it just spins back out again" ?

    The phantom has to be what is turning.
    Flight log playback might show if there is remote stick moment.
    Flight log to HD would show satellite count and some other factors.

    Rod
     
  5. Liam_89

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    Here is a quick video I did, it appears the camera is pointing to the left always




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  6. RodPad

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    Well scratch that line "What's happening is when I'm around 250-300ft altitude" that is not a factor, it should be strait on the ground also.;)
    I have seen this on the forum, sorry I don't remember the results.
    It wasn't as bad as yours.:rolleyes:

    Rod