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Phantom 2 serious “Drifting” problem

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by SeanAxiom, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. SeanAxiom

    Sep 16, 2013
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    I have a Phantom 2 with Zenmuse H3-2D plus a Tx for FPV. Regardless of flying mode (GPS, ATT), Phantom takes off with no problem but then it starts “drifting” to the “Left”, and then accelerates the move to the left until I pull it back to the right. It then keeps fighting to go to the left, sometimes circling on the air on its own in a circle with radius of about 3 to 4 meters! I have seen this problem with other guys as well; I had this issue with my Phantom V1.1 as well. So, this is my stat and actions taken with no success:

    1- Props are balanced
    2- Compass is calibrated: basic calibration, advance calibration, and for sure compass dance!
    3- Flown in pretty good conditions, no wind at all, the problem still there
    4- RC sticks are calibrated via RC Software

    I cannot think of anything else, the only thing I haven’t done is the “Magnetic Field Declination” stuff which I left as the last resort of action. Does changing the "basic gain" got anything to do with this?

    I appreciated any inputs.
  2. OI Photography

    Sep 23, 2013
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    Clarksville, TN
    If it happens in ATTI mode too, you know it's not the compass or GPS causing it.