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Phantom 2 - strange lights behaviour

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by flynorth, May 13, 2015.

  1. flynorth

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    Hello all
    I have two P2's, they have not been used for a few months. But recently I took them outside for testing, and I noticed a strange thing about the lights. (I fly in NAZA mode).
    I calibrate and make sure I have GPS lock, lights are flashing slowly green. I take off, and hover. Lights still slowly flashing green. But as soon as I touch the sticks on the remote, the lights start flashing faster. When I release the sticks the lights slow down. Seems like as soon as it receives signal from the transmitter, the lights flashes faster. I have not noticed this behaviour earlier. Is it normal? Could it be because I have upgraded the firmware?
    Flying is OK, I have full control, and the P2 behaves perfectly.

    Thanks!
     
  2. N017RW

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    Yes, this is normal and you basically have it right.

    As soon as you add control/stick input you'll get 'double-flashes'.

    DJI has done a great job utilizing those LEDs to convey a great deal of information.
     
  3. flynorth

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    Thanks! Good to hear it is normal.