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Point of interest -- 500m limit?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 30secs, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. 30secs

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    Was going to poi a remote area and the app wouldn't let me saying something about 500m limit.. Is this a hard limit?

    Also observation.. The poi takes some getting used to with the setup and the control during. Overall nice though.

    Way points was way disappointing.. Also 500m limit.. No way to set coordinates in map but that's been discussed to death..
     
  2. bbfpv

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    Sounds like you have your distance limit toggled on. There is no 500m limit w/ waypoints (there might be with POI but I haven't tried yet).
     
  3. 30secs

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    No distance limit in my settings.. I wonder what that means
     
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    I wish the Fxxx DJI would provide documentation and most of our questions would be answered. I have had 2 good poi flights so far it works as advertised
     
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    The way point screen says 500 m radius limit. I think this means that the next waypoint must be less than 500 m distant. Does anyone know for sure? Others have said that this means you must be within 500 m of the home point which would be very limiting. It would be easy to test.
     

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    Its my understanding 500m from homepoint is a DJI limit. Have not tested it but can easy enough.
     
  7. bbfpv

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    According to the press release:
    Flights set up using Ground Station can be up to 3.1 miles (5 km) in length, with a maximum altitude of 656 feet (200 m) and a maximum distance of 1,640 feet (500 m) from the controller.

    So I stand corrected.
     
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  8. 30secs

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    Yes. i knew it. 500m distance.... crap if you ask me. here's the alert info thanks to healthydrones.com!

    Flight time Altitude Home Distance Type Message
    A 00m 02s -1.3 ft 0 ft Tip Return to home altitude:262FT
    B 00m 46s 116.1 ft 158 ft Tip No saved missions.
    C 02m 18s 249.7 ft 2,487 ft Warning Waypoints need to be within a 1640feet(500m) radius from the Home Point.
    D 02m 23s 249.7 ft 2,603 ft Warning Waypoints need to be within a 1640feet(500m) radius from the Home Point.
    E 02m 42s 249.0 ft 2,606 ft Tip Saved to Favorites.
    F 04m 52s 338.3 ft 3,331 ft Warning Radius Range: 5-500m (16.4-1640.4 feet)
    G 04m 59s 338.3 ft 3,330 ft Warning Radius Range: 5-500m (16.4-1640.4 feet)
    H 05m 17s 337.9 ft 3,330 ft Warning Radius Range: 5-500m (16.4-1640.4 feet)